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.
View the seashore through the eyes of a Ranger. Get a glimpse into the nesting habits of some of the birds and turtles that live in and around Cape Lookout National Seashore and see the islands like you never have before!
What bird can indicate when an island is unhealthy? How big do sea turtles get? Where are all the pelican chicks?
These answers and more can be found in Cape Lookout's video podcasts:
Tour the lighthouse and grounds--including places closed to the public--through these flash videos.
Because the Cape Lookout lighthouse is still a working aide to navigation, the lantern room is closed to the public. The lighthouse up to the watch room and gallery (just below the lantern room) is open seasonally for lighthouse climbs.
Did You Know?
In the early 1900s, development plans were proposed for Cape Lookout. The layout had more than 3000 lots and included a railroad connecting Beaufort to the Cape Lookout Coast Guard Station. Photo courtesy of Samuel Lee Willis.