A boat ride three miles off-shore brings you to the barrier islands of Cape Lookout National Seashore. Horse watching, shelling, fishing, birding, camping, lighthouse climbing, and touring historic villages--there’s something for everyone at Cape Lookout. Be sure to bring all the food, water, and supplies you need (and carry your trash out of the park) when visiting these remote beaches. Read More
Explore the Undeveloped Islands of Cape Lookout
Climbing the Cape Lookout Lighthouse
Have you climbed the Cape Lookout Lighthouse? Here's where you can find information on tickets, hours, and safety.
ORV Education Certificate
A free ORV Education Certificate is required before driving on the barrier islands. Get it online here!
Ah, camping at the beach. Sea, sand, sun, brilliant sunsets, and dark skies.
With over 250 species to be found, birding is a year-round activity at the seashore.