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Address: Nags Head Woods, Kill Devil Hills, NC
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Activities: Walking
Description: Part of a gentle five-mile hiking trail at Nags Head Woods.

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Peaceful and restful but full of little suprises

Driving down the road to the preserve that the swamp trails are in I thought ... this has to be wrong... too many houses and just off the commercial strip... I must have the wrong... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Boston, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Driving down the road to the preserve that the swamp trails are in I thought ... this has to be wrong... too many houses and just off the commercial strip... I must have the wrong address. But I didn't :) After the houses, the road turns dirt and there the preserve is. Very quiet and peaceful... so much so I... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A fun trail to explore. Defiantly worth the visit!!!!!!!! especially on a nice warm or cool day. The trail wasn't hard to walk on and mapped out well.

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Falls Church, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Be sure to bring your bug spray. We visited in June 2014 and were swarmed with mosquitos. The kids and I probably could have completed the hike, but my wife is loved by all mosquitos and had five bites within the first minute. We had to bail out early, but the trail was very nice otherwise.

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Delaware, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This trail is one of several in the Hags Head Woods Preserve. We (my wife, 2.5 YO son and myself) hiked the trail - listed at 1.1 miles on their web site but 2.25 on the free map available from the Nature Center. I believe the map to be more accurate. The trail has some improvements (steps) and bridges but... More 

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virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

I took my three year old twins, seven year old daughter, and 12 year old niece on this hike. They all did fine. The only challenge was the previously mentioned sand hill part of the trail. There are also some really stairs built into the hills. Very peaceful and not too crowded. We only saw four people the whole time... More 

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South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Rated as moderate, but one sand hill could probably be considered difficult for some hikers. My husband and I enjoyed the peaceful hike. The trail is well marked and easy to follow.

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Dover, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

A not too hard trail, but one that climbs hills and a sandy area that will definitely challenge you! Dunes meet forest and you never know what kind of nature you will see.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Hiked this trail with my dad and brother and had an awesome time. It's a moderately intense hike but nothing too serious.

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Address: Nags Head Woods, Kill Devil Hills, NC
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills

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