Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse marks the south entrance to the channel through Croatan Sound, to the east of a marshy shoal extending from the western shore. Originally built in 1877 and decommissioned in 1955, this replica was built in 2004.
Admission to the grounds and parking are free. There is a fee to climb the tower for everyone 8 years of age and older. Children 7 years and younger are admitted free with a climbing adult. For more information visit the Corolla Lighthouse webpage
The 248 iron spiral stairs to the top of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse equals climbing to the top of a 12 story building. Tickets are available to climb the many steps of the light house. For more information visit the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse web page