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Cape Lookout National Seashore

Cape Lookout National Seashore
Cape Lookout National Seashore
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Lat: 34.715157
Lon: -76.66206
Ele: 7 ft
Weather: ° and (more weather)
North Carolina North Carolina
Lat: 34.715157   |    Lon: -76.66206   |    Ele: 7 ft   |    Current weather: ° and (see monthly averages)
North Carolina North Carolina

Cape Lookout has 56 miles of undeveloped beach and barrier islands that are accessible by ferry or personal boat.

Cape Lookout National Seashore is located in Beaufort, North Carolina. The Cape Lookout is an undeveloped land stretch measuring about 56 miles and is only accessible by personal boat or ferry. The area is open 24 hours a day. Only Harker's Island is accessible by vehicle, here you will also find a visitor's center. The center is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Guest can tour the historic exhibits and artifacts. A film can be shown upon request, and engaging activities for the kids is a great experience. Information, first aid, bathrooms are also located at the Visitor Center. For those who wish to drive a vehicle, a permit is required. There is no entrance fee into the area; however, the ferry will charge a small fee. 

Cape Lookout National Seashore has great outdoor recreational activities. There is so much to do here, including boating, shelling, bird watching, swimming, enjoying the beach, fishing, camping, and more. Visitors can also tour and climb to the top of Cape Lookout lighthouse too. Hiking the lighthouse requires some planning, check the lighthouse information at the visitor center for more information.  Another top attraction is the Portsmouth Village, accessed only by boat. You can take guided tours and enjoy the spacious scenery at the village. Please note that the capacity of tours is limited and not wheelchair accessible. This is a historical archeologic site that has a rich history. Visitors can tour the post office, school, church, life-saving station, general store, and visitor center. When visiting the Cape Lookout National Seashore, make sure to bring water, food, sunscreen, good walking shoes, umbrella, and hat with you. This is a beautiful spot in North Carolina, come and see it for yourself if you're nearby.

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Historic & Landmark Touring
Boating
Museum
Birding

Historic & Landmark Touring
Boating
Museum
Birding
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Current conditions for Cape Lookout National Seashore

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Monthly averages:

High / Low (°F)
Rain
JAN
52° / 43°
14 days
FEB
55° / 45°
13 days
MAR
59° / 50°
16 days
APR
67° / 58°
14 days
MAY
74° / 67°
18 days
JUN
81° / 74°
22 days
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JUL
84° / 77°
24 days
AUG
83° / 77°
24 days
SEP
80° / 73°
19 days
OCT
72° / 64°
13 days
NOV
63° / 54°
13 days
DEC
57° / 49°
14 days

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