• Cape Lookout Lighthouse from Barden Inlet

    Cape Lookout

    National Seashore North Carolina

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  • Change in Harkers Island Visitor Center Hours

    The Harkers Island Visitor Center is open Sunday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

  • Morehead City Harbor Dredged Material Management Plan

    Cape Lookout National Seashore is a cooperating agency in the Morehead City Harbor Integrated Dredged Material Management Plan being developed by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. The full plan draft can be downloaded from the following link. More »

Gallery View of Core Sound

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Use the buttons at the bottom of the flash video screen above to zoom and to move up, down, left, and right.

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?

Lightning and Knobbed Whelks

Lightening whelks and knobbed whelks can be distinguished by the direction their spirals open. Lightening whelks open on the Left side. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...