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Frisco Beach

Address: Frisco, Hatteras Island, NC
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Ranked #3 of 44 things to do in Frisco
Activities: Surfing
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Activities: Surfing
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English first
Top Contributor
160 reviews 160 reviews
31 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Great place for sunrise. For a nice walk. Pier is pretty much dilapidated due to hurricanes. I was there in the winter so didn't see anyone.

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Pasadena, Maryland, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

There really wasn't much not to like about Frisco beach! Its got the OBX feel just like all the other beaches down here. And you can drive on it, with a permit of course! Have Fun! Hal G.

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Frisco, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Ramp 49 is a great place to take your 4wheel drive vehicle. The beach is gently sloping, and a fun place for playing in the waves. Best beach to go with children to enjoy the ocean. If no 4wheel drive, park at Frisco Pier (no longer usable for fishing).

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Eagle, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

what a great section of beach! Very clean, never seen it crowded! There are great dunes to tuck up under when it's a little windy. Will go there again, again and again.

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Concord, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This part of the OBX is normally calmer so that you can swim in the surf. this past weekend the tide was very rough due to full moons and storms. I loved sitting on the beach relaxing while my husband tried his hand at fishing.

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Brooklyn, New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had read articles that the pier was scheduled to be torn down last year. So we were slightly unsure if it would still be standing. Sure enough it was there and we enjoyed a beautiful sunrise with the early morning fishermen. Free parking too!

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Laval, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I enjoyed that place because there was other surfers and I felt safer than to go by myself somewhere around. It is however a crowded beach.

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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146 reviews 146 reviews
54 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were told by the park ranger last year that the waves at Frisco beach were more gentle because of the curve in the Outer Banks. This year we rented a house in Frisco and found the waves to be much better for children than at Avon. The beach does not have the erosion found in Avon. The beaches are... More 

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Mullica Hill, New Jersey
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Don't tell anyone. This is the best beach on the east coast. Not crowded, with soft sand and great access.

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Centreville, Virginia
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26 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Have been coming to HI for 23 years and fished from the pier while it was operational. Hurricanes of 2003 and 2010 have left it a wreck HOWEVER the pier itself provided not only shade for those who set up underneath it, but is instrumental in helping surfing conditions. Rumor has it that the NPS had bought it and will... More 

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