Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, known as "America's Lighthouse," is the tallest brick beacon in the World, standing 208-feet high. The substantial structure, built in 1870, is black and white spiral-striped and the international symbol of the North Carolina coast.

Opening for Climbing
Mid-April through Columbus Day
Visitor's Center and grounds open year-round.

Lighthouse Climbing Fees
$7.00 Adults
$3.50 Children under 12 (must be at least 42" tall); seniors 62 and older; disabled
$3.50 with a National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Senior or Access Pass

Contact Information
(252) 995-4474
Website

Lighthouses

The Outer Banks of North Carolina