• Cape Lookout Lighthouse from Barden Inlet

    Cape Lookout

    National Seashore North Carolina

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  • ORV Plan Comment Period Extended

    On May 23, 2014, the NPS released a Environmental Impact Statement for its Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan for a 60-day comment period, which was extended to September 4. The comment period will be extend an additional 15 days until September 19, 2014.

Gallery View of Core Sound

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View the Panoramic Photo of the Gallery View of Core Sound (jpeg, 1.5 MB).

View the flash video of the Gallery View of the Cape

View the flash video of the View of the Lighthouse Ground (This is the red marker labeled "beach view") (This 360 degree panorama is slower loading than the gallery views.)

Did You Know?

Portsmouth Life-Saving Station crew pose in their surfboat.

"You have to go out, you don't have to come back" was the unofficial motto of the U.S. Life-Saving Service. The Life-Saving Service rescued shipwreck victims from stations located in Portsmouth, and on Core Banks and Cape Lookout. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...