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Address: Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Hatteras Island, NC
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Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
Description: This half-mile trail, which offers spectacular wildlife observation...
This half-mile trail, which offers spectacular wildlife observation year-round, is fully disabled accessible.
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Beautiful view of the "pond"

The visitors center and trail are very peaceful. We say about 4 different types of Heron's and many other birds. The observation tower at the end of the first section of trail... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The visitors center and trail are very peaceful. We say about 4 different types of Heron's and many other birds. The observation tower at the end of the first section of trail affords a nice view to capture pictures with a zoom in camera. A must do for any bird/wildlife watcher!

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

The trail is all there, as is the nature center. For people interested in wheelchair access, all of the trail, including several wildlife observation platforms, and the lower level of the observation tower are accessible for wheelchairs. The impoundment on one side and the ponds/swamps on the other are swarming with birds, we also see deer, muskrats, and raccoons there.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

The trail has been cut down to just a walk to the observation tower on one side of the pond, but it still provides for lots of birding and other wildlife watching ooprtunities. Egrets, herons, ducks, swans, songbirds, turtles, muskrats, deer, raccoons (the latter two - dusk and dawn) all around. Nature center doesn't have much of a wildlife display,... More 

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Address: Address: Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Hatteras Island, NC
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island

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