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Springer's Point Preserve

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Address: Ocracoke, NC
Phone Number: 910 790 4524
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A brief walk through a pretty wood and you'll be on the sound, with a sandy beach, almost no waves and a shallow swimming area. Also pass an interesting old graveyard on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A brief walk through a pretty wood and you'll be on the sound, with a sandy beach, almost no waves and a shallow swimming area. Also pass an interesting old graveyard on the trail. People also fish here. Very nice spot to watch the sunset. Not crowded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go early in the morning - wear bug spray and watch for poison ivy. Think about yourself walking where pirates once walked! Arg matey! We took our dogs out to the water here. Great little walk!

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well preserved, this enchanted marine woodland with its ancient, twisting and gnarled live oaks and red cedars is a must visit, not far from Ocracoke lighthouse. The short nature trail, with notes on local flora and fauna, winds past the grave a gent who was buried with his horse, and leads to the little beach and point where the original... More 

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Streatley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked to Springer's Point each morning. Lovely half mile walk through the forest to a beautiful beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Make a donation to park at the church on weekdays (no parking past that point). Beautiful walk and the kids loved the crab sanctuary. We arrived about 7 pm saturated in big spray, so it was shady and pleasant. Also, 2 poké gyms are available on the path if that'll motivate your kids to walk.

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last week we made our 3rd visit to Springer's Point. It always feels like we are in a secret place and that we may have gone back in time somehow. The beach is small but pretty, the wooden fences and green grasses are pretty and it is an easy bike ride from most of the hotels and cottages on Ocracoke.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love history! This is a great (and easy) nature walk to Springer's Point and the place of Blackbeard's great demise. NOTE: Be sure to spray yourself and your children with bug spray!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the trail. We forgot our bug spray but it was just fine. We were lucky this day, no bugs at all. When you are walking the trail take time to see the name of the trees. It is fun to do. At the end of the trail is BEAUTIFUL! A must do while you are... More 

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Warren, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice place as it has a natural walking trail and a beach...just have to keep walking. I found it rather odd at times that as you are walking there were a few grave sites...very old grave sites. It makes the walk very interesting and got my curiosity wondering why and I did some digging and as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's such a magical place full of ancient live oaks that sprawl across the forest and reach out to to the sky.

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