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Address: Hwy 12 S, Between Avon and Buxton, Soundside, Buxton, Hatteras Island, NC 27920
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Beach located along North Carolina's Outer Banks that is recommended for...

Beach located along North Carolina's Outer Banks that is recommended for windsurfing.

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Kites

The best view watching Kites and wind Surfers...good beach access and does have bath facilities..... Sunsets are the best..

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
D G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best view watching Kites and wind Surfers...good beach access and does have bath facilities..... Sunsets are the best..

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Front Royal, Virginia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Calm flat area for families-maintained restrooms-great for kite boarding and stand up paddle boarding

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Afton, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always enjoy seeing the enthusiasts on the water, with either their parasails or boards. Breeze is very good and the participants can really scoot along.

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Thank scottbradford1961
Bryans Road, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at this day use area because the grand kids wanted to spend some time in the water and not have to worry about waves wiping them out. What a great little gem of a place. The kids could walk out into the sound, play in the sand, and float on their boogie boards. We came back the next... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

This spot is great for little kids as it is very shallow for a long way out from shore. We traveled there to try out a new SUP and it was the perfect spot for this. The days we went there was little to no wind.

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Thank curtreich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Canadian hole on a fairly warm but not windy August morning. The sign says Haulover, as others have mentioned, and you could easily miss it if you're not looking carefully. There's a decent but not large parking lot. Changing rooms and bathrooms are clean, and an outdoor showering station is conveniently placed to wash off sand.... More 

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Thank Sanjay M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We love bring the dogs to this area. No hot sand, big waves and not to crowded... Our springer mix loves to swim and our beagle just learning so awesome location for this. Family with small children or any size really a good spot for all...

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Suffolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

A beautiful place to watch the sunset. Shallow beach for children, fantastic place to climb on your board and hold on. Some days are slow but when the wind is up, it's something else.

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Washington DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Came here to watch the sun down two nights in a row it was so beautiful! Looks like a great spot to launch a kayak or kite surf. Also note, the signage reads Haulover, not Canadian hole.

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Agawam, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We stopped here to see the sunset over the sound. Really great view. There were many people kite surfing, not for me but looked like a lot of fun.

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