Evening at the Cape Lookout Lighthouse

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Date: May 26, 2015
Contact: B.G. Horvat, 252-728-2250 ext. 3005

HARKERS ISLAND, NC –Superintendent Patrick M. Kenney is pleased to announce this year's evening climbs of the Cape Lookout Lighthouse.This opportunity will be offered on select dates near the full moon during the months of June, July, August, September and October.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 on the unlit beaches of Cape Lookout National Seashore. Discover a different side to your favorite beach!

Reservations for an Evening at Cape Lookout Lighthouse on June 4, 5, and 6 may be made beginning on Tuesday, May 26 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 3:00 PM. To make a reservation, call 252-725-9373 . Reservations for each of the other evening programs will be accepted the week prior to each month's dates.

The cost of the program is $23 per person (price includes ferry fee) and is non-refundable (weather dependent).Reservations are required. There will be one evening ferry trip on each date for all the climbs on that night; the ferry will depart Harkers Island at 7:30 PM and return at about 10:00 PM

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 about climbing the lighthouse go to: https://go.nps.gov/lighthouse

Dates for an Evening at Cape Lookout Lighthouse

  • Thursday, June 4
  • Friday, June 5
  • Saturday, June 6
  • Wednesday, July 1
  • Thursday, July 2
  • Thursday, July 30
  • Friday, July 31
  • Saturday, August 1
  • Thursday, August 27
  • Friday, August 28
  • Saturday, August 29
  • Thursday, September 24
  • Friday, September 25
  • Saturday, September 26
  • Friday, October 23
  • Saturday, October 24

Last updated: May 26, 2015

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