Change in Harkers Island Visitor Center Hours
Harkers Island Visitor Center hours will be Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. until further notice.
Group Volunteer Projects
Volunteer groups carry out a wide variety of projects. From conducting a beach clean-up to trimming vegetation along boardwalks and nature trails, volunteer groups provide the many hands needed to greatly enhance park facilities and habitats. Follow one of the links below to learn how your group can become involved.
Schedule Your Work Day
Call the Volunteer Coordinator at 252-728-2250 ext. 3008 to learn more about these and other opportunities and to plan your work day!
Complete at least 10 hours of volunteer service (or a combination of volunteering and attending ranger programs) and you can earn a Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger patch. More information can be found on the Scout Rangers webpage.
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