• Cape Lookout Lighthouse from Barden Inlet

    Cape Lookout

    National Seashore North Carolina

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  • Hurricane Arthur Advisory #7

    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 »

Oystercatchers & Island Health

When islands are unhealthy, they don't run a fever. They stop being able to support life and the plant and animal species that depend on that island to survive have to find another place to live or they will die.

That is why it is so important to make sure the islands of Cape Lookout National Seashore remain healthy!

 

Did You Know?

Gaillardia

Gaillardia, also called a blanket flower or firewheel, is a Midwestern plant that was brought into the area and still thrives on these windy, water starved islands. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...