State and National Parks

131 Charles St.
Harkers Island, NC
(252) 728-2250

Cape Lookout National Seashore is one of America's few remaining undeveloped coastal barrier island systems. It encompasses about 29,000 acres of islands, most of which run roughly parallel to the eastern shores of Carteret County. The system is bounded on the north by Ocracoke Inlet and on the south by Beaufort...more about Cape Lookout National Seashore

Ranger's Office, 141 E. Fisher Ave.
New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 638-5628

Located between New Bern and Emerald Isle,Croatan National Forest is made up of 161,000 acres and features coastal and inland swamp habitats. The Croatan Forest is home to the largest collection of carnivorous plants in any National Forest and it is near the northern range limit of the American alligator. It...more about Croatan National Forest

 
 
 
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