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Contact: Wouter Ketel, 252-728-2250, ext. 3014
Harkers Island, NC –Cape Lookout National Seashore plans to open Great Island and Long Point cabins on Monday, March 16, 2015, and operate them through the night of Saturday, November 28, 2015. Visitors can start making reservations on January 5, 2015 at 10 a.m. (EST). The National Park Service will continue utilizing recreation.gov for reservations for 2015.
Recreation.gov allows for visitors to make reservations online at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777. The on-line service is available 24 hours a day. The telephone service is available 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. (EST) from November 1 to February 28, and from 10 a.m. until Midnight EST from March 1 to October 31. Payment with a credit card will be required at the time of the reservation. Recreation.gov accepts the following major credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. Please be aware of the cancelation policies and fees (see the reservation policies section of the website). Recreation.gov allows visitors to create an account at any time, which will allow them to log on and expedite making reservations on January 5, 2015.
How to Access and Navigate Recreation.gov:
Go to www.Recreation.gov, on the left hand side under the "Interested in" drop down box, select "camping &lodging", under "Looking for", select "cabins", in the "Where" box type Long Point Cape Lookout NC or Great Island Cape Lookout NC, then click search, and it will take you to the main page. Click the "Check availability" button, and follow the directions.
If you do not have access to the web, please call 1-877-444-6777 to make your reservation.
"Staying at Great Island and Long Point cabins is a great experience" according to Superintendent Patrick Kenney. "As always, we welcome your feedback on the reservation system, since we are always seeking to improve our customer service."
Recreation.gov is a national service that was created as part of the Recreation One-Stop E-Gov initiative. The system provides a single point of access to information about Federal recreational activities and reservations. It provides a comprehensive source of information about thousands of Federal recreation opportunities.