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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2015
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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

Thank skinnysubman
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 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!

Thank Elizabeth W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 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.

Thank eongcn
Randleman, North Carolina
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank Angela M
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

1 Thank Emma W
stratford upon avon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 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 

2 Thank David R
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 

1 Thank Barba753
Chase City, Virginia
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 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!

Thank Jeffery C
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.

Thank KPsRECs
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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

Thank Frank T

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