North Carolina Lighthouses

  • Ocracoke Lighthouse

    The Ocracoke Lighthouse is a 75

  • Cape Lookout Lighthouse

    In 1804, Congress authorized construction of a lighthouse on Cape Lookout, the southernmost tip of the Outer Banks barrier islands. Completed in 1812, the Cape Lookout light was reconstructed in 1859

  • Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

    The tallest brick lighthouse in North America. Open for climbing Good Friday - Columbus Day.Extending about 14

  • Currituck Beach Lighthouse

    Climb the 214 steps to the top of the majestic, red brick lighthouse. First lit on December 1, 1875, the beacon filled the remaining ?dark spot?

  • Old Baldy Lighthouse & Smith Island Museum

    North Carolina's oldest standing lighthouse, built in 1817. Smith Museum is housed in replica of 1850s lighthouse keeper's cottage.

  • Oak Island Lighthouse

    The Oak Island Lighthouse was completed in 1958. The lights are 169 feet above the water. A misconception is that the lighthouse is 169 feet tall. The actual structure is 158

  • Bodie Island Lighthouse

    The base of the tower is open seasonally, along with restored Double Keeper's Quarters, which contains lighthouse exhibits and a book shop.