Change in Harkers Island Visitor Center Hours
Harkers Island Visitor Center hours will be Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. until further notice.
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?
If you keep your eyes on the water, you may catch a glimpse of whales’ tails (shown here), dolphins playing in the water, or sea turtles popping up for a breath of air. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...