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Address: Frisco, Hatteras Island, NC
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Activities: Surfing

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beautiful area.

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
gypsyiam
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asheville,nc
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Vero Beach, Florida
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I dropped by two days in a row with somewhat rough surf due to storm Ana to the south. The Hatteras National Seashore's parking area, rest/changing rooms, showers, and water fountain for filling bottles, drinking, and dogs were excellent. It is not one of the beaches with summer lifeguards (the nearest are Hatteras and Ocracoke). The beach is gently sloping.... More 

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Clayton, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

We had a fantastic day at this beach! It's so spread out that no matter how many people were on the beach, it was uncrowded. We got to see dolphins all day long swimming just passed the breaks. Water was cold and didn't dare swim due to rip-currents (and the water was numbingly cold), but it was beautiful!

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asheville,nc
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186 reviews 186 reviews
43 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
10 helpful votes 10 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
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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153 reviews 153 reviews
55 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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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