Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site
Chicamacomico was the first of seven Life-Saving Stations built in North Carolina in 1874 and is one of the most unique historical maritime sites on the East coast. The original building at Chicamacomico, commissioned Dec. 4, 1874, was the first Life-Saving Service staffed in North Carolina. It…
One of the last remaining lifesaving stations, Chicamacomico Station is home to a living history museum and is a beautiful place for family pictures (I should know, my husband and I were married here!).
The Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station is a former station of the United States Life-Saving Service and United States Coast Guard
“Due to COVID they have changed their hours! They are open 5-9 Monday - Friday and closed Sundays! Always check their FB page, as well as, their website for more information regarding specials and hours! In summers past they did split checks, call and ask before going with bigger parties! :)”
“There are three historic lighthouses located in the park. Both the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and the Bodie Island Lighthouse are open seasonally—third Friday in April through Columbus Day—for self-guided climbs. The third lighthouse, the Ocracoke Island Lighthouse, is not open for climbing.”
“Enjoy the beautiful Hatteras Island sunsets here at this very popular destination. An opportunity to enjoy outside dining while taking in the beauty of Hatteras Island.”
“Nice sound side water views with parking outdoor showers and benches to sit on. Perfect place to spend the day also amazing sunset. If you kite surf you can launch here no problem.”