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COLD but nice leg stretcher

We went on a cold blustery day. It was cold and windy but still had a bunch of geese and a gray... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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Loved it!

I love to walk and walking along the water is my favorite. This is it!! Even though we were there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Diane L
Port Jefferson Station, New York
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Views are beautiful! Gorgeous sunsets, sparkling water, wildlife, marshes, outdoor birdhouses. Nice wide walkways, wonderful to stay outside and take in the wildlife, ducks, turtles. Plenty of places to snag a cool drink. Nice eateries, boutiques, really friendly staff in the shops. Nice and laid...More

5  Thank Kyra R
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 September 2014

If you appreciate mindless development (95% of the McMansions are rentals), despoiled beaches (4 wheel drives line the beach) and an overall depressing feeling when viewing the wild horses wandering around their former pristine habitat (now occupied by tacky homes built in what was once...More

13  Thank RingoGilkey
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All reviews nice walk duck donuts shops and restaurants ice cream sound side beautiful scenery town park great views of the sound evening stroll kayak launch watch the sunset board walk blue point great place to walk crab great idea the main road
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on a cold blustery day. It was cold and windy but still had a bunch of geese and a gray heron. Nice view of the sound. The boardwalk is in good condition (unlike one we went on earlier that day) was not slippery...More

Thank ValerieD682
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love to walk and walking along the water is my favorite. This is it!! Even though we were there during a noreaster we still enjoy walking along the boardwalk and stopping in to various shops. It was peaceful and beautiful.

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Duck Town Boardwalk is very nice and well maintain, has benches, garbage and recycle bins along the way. It goes on the ocean and also between shops.

Thank Diana45040
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great boardwalk that provides some scenic views of the bay but also access to shops, restaurants, and the city park. There are public restrooms in the middle of the mile long walk. Very flat and accessible for just about everyone.

Thank Rather_Nomadic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked the boardwalk. It’s October and most stores were open, some were not. Loved the views of the sound. Easy walk, wheelchair accessible also.

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to walk instead of driving to the shops. Easy walk to view the sound side of Duck. Markers easy to read and understand your location. Even nice and clean after hurricane Michael.

Thank kim m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s pleasant, accessible, surprisingly extensive and offers amazing views of the sound. Lots of interesting little stores along the way and numerous water birds too. Don’t miss this chance to get close to the water and experience the charm of Duck.

Thank Rural321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Instead of walking on the side of the main road with crazy Saturday traffic the Duck Boardwalk lets you walk along the shore of the bay from shop to shop. Unfortunately it was low tide when we were on it so it wasn't as nice...More

Thank BobD974
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice walk about a mile long along the sound side of the town of Duck, NC! You can see wildlife and shops along the way!

Thank Harvey B
Reviewed 13 October 2018

A special place for viewing the sound and taking wonderful photos! We spend time on every visit. Our son especially loved walking and taking pics of the surrounding areas in each particular spot on his way.

Thank lcl50
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19 July 2018|
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Response from Sunshine_in_SC | Reviewed this property |
If you go during the summer (between Memorial Day and Labor Day) the stores do have evening hours (8-9). Before/after then, most close early (5-6p).
16 April 2018|
Response from vickyg882015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they will be open- you will love it!
2 September 2017|
Response from parsleymn | Reviewed this property |
From the website: "Fish and crab in the designated areas only. Fishing licenses are required to fish from the fishing and crabbing platform for anyone over the age of 15. Fishing is regulated by the North Carolina... More