ORV Plan Comment Period Extended
On May 23, 2014, the NPS released a Environmental Impact Statement for its Off-Road Vehicle Management Plan for a 60-day comment period, which was extended to September 4. The comment period will be extend an additional 15 days until September 19, 2014.
Plan Your Visit
A little planning can make your visit to the islands of Cape Lookout National Seashore very enjoyable. Unlike neighboring beaches, no bridges cross from the mainland to the islands. A boat ride is a must for reaching the area - either your own boat or a ferry. There are also no paved roads, concession stands, bathhouses, camp stores or trash cans in the seashore. Except for the ferry landing areas, the islands are undeveloped and wild.
For a day trip - (for a couple of hours, a half day or all day)
For overnight stays - (staying in a cabin or a tent)
Cabin rentals are offered through a concession. While the basics are provided you will still need to bring such things as:
All camping is in the primitive style. You will need to bring everything you need with you, including your drinking water, and take all trash back to the mainland for disposal.
Did You Know?
Sand dollars are living animals. If you find one that is brown and fuzzy, leave it behind. If it is white and smooth it has already died, and you may keep it. Cape Lookout National Seashore