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Address: NC Highway 12, Ocracoke, NC
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Activities: Hiking
Description: A nature trail that takes hikers through some interesting terrain.

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Bring bug spray!

These trails are beautiful, and the little information signs along the way are a huge help. However, be sure to bring bug spray or the mosquitoes will eat you alive!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

These trails are beautiful, and the little information signs along the way are a huge help. However, be sure to bring bug spray or the mosquitoes will eat you alive!

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Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Can't climb it but it's a wonderful light house to visit. Beautiful grounds with a long boardwalk. The top of the lighthouse is visble from many areas around the harbor. Beautiful at night. Bring the bug spray if the wind is light.

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Randleman, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is another nice trail Ocracoke has to offer. An easy but beautiful walk - pet friendly. Wear bug spray - which is pretty much a given everywhere in Ocracoke.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

this is a nice shady, pretty walk with some opportunities for bird watching in the marshes but don't expect it to take more than 30 minutes

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stratford upon avon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

You will find this nature trail about 3 miles outside Ocracoke opposite the camping site, it is about ¾ mile long twisting and turning through pine trees and bushes,the trail is on sand and board walks but wear correct foot ware as there are pine tree roots across a lot of the trail.we didn't see any wildlife as it was... More 

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Western Md
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Take your bug spray and hat, so you can really enjoy a slow walk. Some will want a long-sleeved shirt. You'll move from scrub by the road to pine, then marsh on path and Boardwalk. Listen to the hush under the thick long-needle pines, feel the breeze from the salt marsh, be surrounded by yellow-rumped warblers, marsh wrens, tower, egret... More 

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Chase City, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

If you have never walked through a very well maintained nature trail on a wind swept barrier island this is the one to try. This is NOT Staten Island or Martha's Vineyard. Everyone should see this!

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I highly recommend walking the nature trails in this area. There's a lot of beautiful trees and plant life to see, and of course it's good exercise! Definitely something different to do if you need a "break" from the beach and hot sun.

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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Small short easy trail to walk. I really enjoyed this trail. It's very peaceful, but carry some bug spray with you just in case! lol

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Great spot to take a quite walk, or, bring the kiddies to see a natural habitat area. One of our favorite walks after dinner, great viewing of our feathered friends, (bring binoculars & a camera). Can be a bit buggy, watch where you step, please don't pick the flowers.

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