Summer's gone, but trips out to Shackleford Banks to see how the horses that live on the island survive are still being run at Cape Lookout National Seashore in North Carolina, with the next one scheduled for Nov. 19.
Cape Lookout National Seashore
Though Hurricane Joaquin was heading farther east and out into the Atlantic Ocean than earlier forecasts had predicted, heavy rains and flooding expected along the Outer Banks of North Carolina led to closure of Cape Lookout and Cape Hatteras national seashores.
Crashing surf, stars overhead, what better way to spend a late summer/early fall evening than to spend the evening at the Cape Lookout National Seashore lighthouse?
“We are all travelers in the desert of life, and the best we can find in our journey is an honest friend.” — Robert Louis Stevenson.
With National Public Lands Day arriving on September 26 this year, now is your chance to pick a park and help clean it up on that date.
Schedules Posted For This Summer's Evening Lighthouse Climbs At Cape Hatteras, Cape Lookout National Seashores
With the summer season getting into full swing at Cape Hatteras and Cape Lookout national seashores, the parks have released their schedules for planned nighttime climbs of lighthouses in their parks.
Take a quick glance at a map of the Outer Banks and you’ll notice how Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Cape Lookout National Seashore are very close neighbors.
Now looking younger than its years with a fresh coat of paint, the Cape Lookout Lighthouse will open for public climbs on May 12.
You want to get out on the water, preferably for a few days at least. Scenery, wildlife, and solitude are on your checklist. Here’s where to go in the National Park System.