Special Event Programs
Horse Sense & Survival Walking Tours
Join a Ranger for a half-day walking trip to find the wild horses of Shackleford Banks and watch their behavior. There is a fee for the ferry service. Call (252) 728-2250 ext. 0 for reservations and more information.
Bring your flashlight and experience the Cape Lookout Lighthouse and nearby beaches as the Lighthouse Keepers did at the start of their work "day", in the dark. These special climbs are scheduled near the full moon of each month from May through September. There is a fee which includes the price of tickets for the lighthouse and the ferry cost.
A gathering of family, neighbors, friends and soon-to-be friends. Come join us for this bi-annual gathering in the village of Portsmouth.
Happy Anniversary! The park is 50 years old & the National Park Service is 100 years old this year. Come join us on June 18th as we celebrate these milestone anniversaries.