Cape Lookout National Seashore Cape Lookout Primitive Camping

Harkers Island, North Carolina 28531

Cape Lookout National Seashore Cape Lookout Primitive Camping

Cape Lookout National Seashore: Cape Lookout Primitive Camping Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"This splendid, undeveloped island has a lighthouse, an abundance of birdlife, and miles of shoreline you can explore on foot or in your four-wheel-drive vehicle. Neighboring Shackleford Island, home to herds of wild horses and historic Portsmouth Village, is just a quick boat ride away.

Camping is allowed anywhere on the beach, within the rules provided by the NPS. You can access Cape Lookout with your own private boat or take the ferry over. Ferries are completely weather dependent, so be sure to call ahead to confirm that the ferries are running."

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Trail Information

Harkers Island
Nearby City
Year-round. Ferries run weather permitting, so be sure to call ahead, especially in the winter months, Dec–Mar.
Season
Hiking, Birding, ATV/OHV
Additional Use
(252) 728-2250; www.nps.gov/calo/index.htm; www.nps.gov/calo/planyourvisit/upload/camping2007.pdf For cabin reservations call (877) 444-6777 or visit www.recreation.gov
Local Contacts
DeLorme: North Carolina Atlas & Gazetteer: Page 80 F3
Local Maps
$0-$20
Fees per Night
Vault toilets, no potable water
Facilities

Activity Feed

Dec 2018