• Cape Lookout Lighthouse from Barden Inlet

    Cape Lookout

    National Seashore North Carolina

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    Recovery continues following Hurricane Arthur. Long Point cabins 1-4 remain closed. All Great Island cabins are now open and all other areas of the park are open under normal operations. More »

Shackleford Horses

A herd of 110 to 130 wild horses roams free on Shackleford Banks, a 9 mile long by 1 mile wide island at the southern end of Cape Lookout National Seashore. Discover their history and learn more about the lives of the Shackleford horses.

 

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Machine Gun Nest

During World War II, two 6 inch guns were mounted along the beach and two machine gun nests were built off the main road in the Cape Lookout Village Historic District. Cape Lookout National Seashore