Passport to Your National Parks & US Lighthouse Society Passport

Cape Lookout National Seashore participates in two passport programs: the Passport to Your National Parks and the US Lighthouse Society Passport. These stamps are generally collected in books created for the program or on the park’s color brochure or lighthouse brochure, Junior Ranger booklets, lighthouse climbing tickets, or scrap paper.


Passport to Your National Parks

This program was started in 1986 by Eastern National Parks Association with the goal of helping visitors discover the beauty and history of America's national parks.

Passport stamps can be collected at most National Park Service sites. There are two levels to the program: cancellation stamps (ink) and regional stamps (stickers).

There are five (5) cancellation stamps for Cape Lookout:

The stamp at the Harkers Island Visitor Center is available all year. The stamps at the other locations are available seasonally--generally from about March to October/November.

New this year: a virtual passport stamp is available. Follow the link and explore the online activities that allow you to explore the park.

Each year, Eastern National publishes a set of 10 regional stamps (stickers) featuring 10 different parks. As of 2015, Cape Lookout National Seashore has not been featured on a regional stamp.

Find more information on Eastern National's Passport to Your National Parks website.

US Lighthouse Society Passport

US Lighthouse Society Passport

The passports for the US Lighthouse Society program are typically blue vinyl booklets with places for 60 lighthouse stamps.

The Cape Lookout Lighthouse stamp can be collected at either the Light Station Visitor Center or the Harkers Island Visitor Center (the stamp is the same for both locations).

Find more information on the United States Lighthour Society's Passport Program website.

Last updated: October 20, 2023

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