History & Culture

Although Cape Lookout National Seashore is well known for its surf fishing, wide beaches, and as a home for wild horses and shore birds, the area also boasts a rich and colorful human history. These islands have been home to fishermen, whalers and stockmen and have borne witness to shipwrecks and daring rescues. Take a moment to journey through the human struggles and triumphs that occurred on these islands.
 
 
 

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Mailing Address:

131 Charles St
Harkers Island, NC 28531

Phone:

(252) 728-2250

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