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Night Sky with the Naked Eye

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Visitor center

1572 Hammock Beach Road
Swansboro, NC 28584

GPS: 34.6710, -77.1429



  • September to May:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day


  • September to May:

Open daily:
​8:00am to 5:00pm

  • June to August:

Open daily:
8:00am to 6:00pm

  • Closed Christmas Day


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Night Sky with the Naked Eye

Join a ranger after dark to explore the night skies with only using your eyes!  You will get a chance to learn about some of the planets and constellations that will be lighting up our night sky.
NOTE: We will not be using our telescopes, however you are welcome to bring your own telescope to use.

PROGRAM IS WEATHER DEPENDENT. Contact park office for program update: 910-326-4881.

Date of Event: 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Start Location: 
Visitor Center