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 »
Weather conditions can change rapidly along the coast. Be prepared to change your plans according to the weather.
Current Weather Conditions
An automated tower is located on Cape Lookout to monitor weather conditions. The current readings for air temperature, wind speed & direction can be found on the National Data Buoy Center's website.
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