National Seashore

Cape Lookout Dog Policy

Cape Lookout National Seashore is Dog Friendly

Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []
Dogs Allowed
with 6' Leash []

Cape Lookout National Seashore encompasses remote beaches on barrier islands, and offers beach going, shelling, fishing, camping, kayaking, boathing, lighthouse climbing, and historical opportunities.

Cape Lookout National Seashore is dog friendly. Dogs are allowed throughout, including on beaches while on a leash no longer than 6'. Dogs are not allowed in most buildings, however. Visitors must arrive by boat. If taking a ferry, make sure to check the policy of the ferry you plan to take. Not all ferries allow dogs!


Campground Policy

There are no developed campgrounds at Cape Lookout -- all camping is cabin or primitive camping, but it's right on the beach, and dogs are allowed to camp with you on the beach. Check out the camping regulations at the National Park Service site.

Beach Policy

Dogs are allowed on beaches while on a leash no longer than 6'.

Location & Map

North Carolina
Harkers Island

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Note: Policies can change -- please make sure to check official dog/pet policies prior to making plans or booking travel.

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