Cape Lookout National Seashore limits services

CARTERET COUNTY, NC (WITN) - Cape Lookout National Seashore is limiting its operations to protect against COVID-19.

The National Park Service says the following operations and services will be suspended until further notice:

· All restrooms (including the Great Island Bathhouse, the Lighthouse Pedestrian Beach restroom, and the Shell Point restrooms on Harkers Island) will close.

· North Core Banks, South Core Banks and Shackleford Banks beaches will remain open for beach camping and day use for private vessels.

· The park will not provide any visitor services on the banks, until further notice.

· Vehicle ferry operators may run, subject to any health department restrictions.

· Visitors should contact their desired ferry operator prior to their visit to check on availability.

Officials say they will update the public when the services resume.