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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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Went to see some birds!

Nice easy trail. Takes you out to a viewing stand where we stayed for about 30 minutes with our binoculars watching all the ibis, pelicans, cormorants, etc. But as everyone has... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 28, 2016
mczw
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Nice easy trail. Takes you out to a viewing stand where we stayed for about 30 minutes with our binoculars watching all the ibis, pelicans, cormorants, etc. But as everyone has already said, BUG SPRAY IS A MUST!

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

This is an easy walk and beautiful. Love the pine cones, they are more buffed and shinny rather than dark brown and dull. It was a fun experience and I walked it alone no wild animals came after me.

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Benson, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

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
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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