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End the Summer with an Evening at the Cape Lookout Lighthouse

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Date: August 29, 2017
Contact: BG Horvat, 252-728-2250 ext 3005

HARKERS ISLAND, NC – Cape Lookout National Seashore announces the final opportunity of the summer to participate in the Evening at the Cape Lookout Lighthouse programs which will take place on Friday, September 8, and Saturday, September 9.  Bring your own flashlight and experience the island and the lighthouse as the keepers did, in the dark of night.  Hear stories of the light keepers, watch the sunset and moon and stars come out onto unlit beaches of the National Seashore.  According to Acting Superintendent Jeff West, “This is a great opportunity to discover a different side to your favorite beach!”
Reservations are required and are now available on a limited basis for interested participants at Each of the two tour nights will be able to accommodate a maximum of 40 total participants. 
The cost of the program is $28 (price includes ferry fee) and is non-refundable (weather dependent). The Evening at the Cape program begins on Harkers Island promptly at 6:45 p.m. under the ferry dock canopy. Please be sure to arrive early ahead of the program start time to check your party in with the Ranger. All participants will travel together on a single ferry that departs shortly after the program begins. The ferry will return to Harkers Island by 9:30 p.m.  
Children joining the climb must be at least 44-inches tall and able to climb the steps on their own. Children 12 years of age and younger must be accompanied by an adult (16 or older). Footwear is required as well. For more information, go to:

Last updated: August 29, 2017

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