Plan A Field Trip

Request a program at least two months in advance by submitting a
Education Program Request (pdf, 91.7 Kb)

Ranger-Led Programs

Available Thursdays and Fridays only!

Lighthouse Climb
Please Note: the lighthouse will be closed to the public and educational groups for climbing from 2021 through 2023 as renovations are completed on the tower
*If you plan to climb the lighthouse,
submit an Academic Fee Waiver.

NOTE: All paperwork for program and fee waiver requests must be submitted to the park's education coordinater & the request approved in writing before field trip reservations are confirmed.

Self-Guided Programs

Life on the Outer Banks: An Educator's guide to Core and Shackleford Banks
These activity guides include pre-visit, on-site, and post-visit activities.

4th Grade
5th Grade
6th Grade
8th Grade
10th Grade

Learn more about Self-Guided Programs...

  • If this is your first time coming out to the park with your class, check out our Tips for Planning a Field Trip page for more information.
  • Please arrive at least thirty minutes before your scheduled program times to allow for use of the restrooms before boarding the ferry. The ferry leaves promptly as scheduled.

For more information on Field Trips contact:

Education Coordinator
(252) 728-2250 ext. 8908
email us

Last updated: October 20, 2023

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131 Charles St
Harkers Island, NC 28531


252 728-2250

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