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 »
Second Saturday Family and Scout Events
The Harkers Island Visitor Center will be open 7 days per week starting February 15, 2014. Weekend Ranger programs and events at the Harkers Island Visitor Center are scheduled to resume in March.
Join Rangers at the Harkers Island Visitor Center for an exploration of the nature and history of Cape Lookout and learn some of the fun things families can do in the park. All programs (except Critters of the Night) start at 1:00 PM.
Many of these activities count towards Boy Scout and Girl Scout merit badges and all programs can be credited towards a Scout Ranger certificate or patch.
Saturday, March 8
Coloful Skies: Kites and Butterflies (1:00 PM to 3:00 PM) – Spring skies are filled with colorful kites and spring flowers herald the arrival of summer butterflies. Join us at Shell Point on
Did You Know?
“Cool houses” made use of the sea breezes to keep perishable foods—like eggs and milk—cool so they would stay fresh longer. Cape Lookout National Seashore