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 »
Congress established Cape Lookout National Seashore to preserve a unique environment and to provide outdoor recreational opportunities. This includes managing hunting activities in a way that is compatible with other recreational uses.
National Park Service, Federal and North Carolina hunting regulations apply within the seashore and are enforced by U.S. Park Rangers as well as Federal and State Game Officers.
In addition to Federal and State regulations, park specific regulations (summarized below) are established for the safety of other visitors and to protect the park's cultural and natural resources.
The regulations are:
For more information on hunting regulations call or write:
N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission
Did You Know?
Diamond City was a shore-based whaling community located where Barden Inlet now separates the islands of Shackleford Banks and South Core Banks. Crews would row whaling dories out from shore to chase the whales as they migrated past the island. Cape Lookout National Seashore