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

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relaxing hike on ocracoke

We like hiking the trails at Hammock Hills Nature Trails. Not a big place but good exercise and always some wildlife to see in the way of seabirds or even an occasional dolphin... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Benson, North Carolina
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Benson, North Carolina
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We like hiking the trails at Hammock Hills Nature Trails. Not a big place but good exercise and always some wildlife to see in the way of seabirds or even an occasional dolphin. Better in the early morning and late afternoon.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of easy parking. Not large crowds. Across from National Park campground. A scenic island hammock nature walk that is flat.

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Saint Pauls, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nature trail was great, shaded most of the way. Lots of informative placards to let you know what you might see and other information about the area. Watch your step, lots of frogs and Fiddle Crabs (you can see them on the path and her them scurrying in the woods) Majestic, Serene a stroll thru a piece of mother earth... More 

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Anderson,SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

This trail is about 3/4 miles and takes you across the width of the island to the sound side. We went during April and the bugs weren't bad but I can imagine them being bad during the summer. We rode our bikes from the village and was an easy bike out but little tough back (into a strong wind). The... More 

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PA
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This nature trail takes you through the many different habitats that are represented on Ocracoke Island: maritime forest, marsh, live oaks, tidal inlet. The trail is an easy walk with signposts along the way. The mosquitoes are ferocious, but a good spray with DEET will keep them at bay. Try the trail on a windy day early in the morning-the... More 

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

This trail is about three miles from town(across from the campground). It is a short hike in sand, on boardwalks with information signs along the trail. This is a great way to get away from the many people on Ocracoke(especially in the summer) and find a quiet place to walk, listen the wind in the grasses and trees, and possibly... More 

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Ocracoke
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

if you are looking for a great place on Ocracoke to relax and enjoy the sunset and get away from the crowds then this is where you need to go. No pomp and circumstance, just undisturbed nature

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 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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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

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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