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 »
Critters of the Night
Rescheduled to November 10th due to Hurricane Sandy
Date: Saturday, November 10th
When the sun sets and many creatures are going to sleep, others are just waking up. Discover some of the mysterious animals which make the park come alive in the dark of the night.
All activities are free to the public and will take place at Shell Point across from the Harkers Island Visitor Center.
Groups are asked to contact the park (252-728-2250 or e-mail us) to let us know how many people you plan to bring.
2012 activity schedule
Did You Know?
Barrier islands, such as those of Cape Lookout National Seashore, are piles of sand. As storms come up from the ocean the beaches are constantly rearranged.