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Island Creek Trail

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Croatan National Forest, New Bern, NC
+1 919-638-5628
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Coastal North Carolina Forest at its best

The Island Creek Trail is not really a park but offer several walking paths showing variations on... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Jon L
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New Bern, North Carolina
Great trail

Thisz trail is ju st long enough along a stream to make it very enjoyable. Great for family... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
rcstroll
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“tall trees” (2 reviews)
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Croatan National Forest, New Bern, NC
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+1 919-638-5628
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

The Island Creek Trail is not really a park but offer several walking paths showing variations on the Coastal North Carolina forest. Flat and easy to walk this location offers several well traveled trails the are quiet and beautiful. At the right time of day...More

2  Thank Jon L
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Thisz trail is ju st long enough along a stream to make it very enjoyable. Great for family, kids/grandkids.

Thank rcstroll
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

We stopped here on our way to the Neuse River Recreation Area. There is a small pull-off area near the road to park. Being in the woods I suggest you wear appropriate clothing and footwear for the walk. To do the entire loop it took...More

1  Thank growbabygrow
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

This hike reminded me of Goose Creek State Park, but with a black creek running through it. We loved it. No bugs in April. There are good signs almost the whole way, but if you stop seeing the signs that the Boy Scouts have made...More

Thank grillin_girl
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is not a walk that will end in some sort of grand view it is a walk that allows you to see God's handy work and view some rare plants and trees. It is not a long walk so most can take it. Be...More

1  Thank Kevin B
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Sign says no Bikes, Flat walk in the woods. Not much of interest. Don't plan your day around taking a hike here.

Thank Love_travel_scuba
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

The trail is very easy to walk, there are a lot of tree roots in the path that can trip you if you are not paying attention. It's only 1/2 mile in length.

Thank MrG43046
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The husband and I took our 11 month old son on this short and simple hike. It took us a while to find the trailhead and the directions on trip advisor took us through some back country roads that were not paved. The trail is...More

Thank Ilovemountains2
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Reviewed 13 April 2016

Short, moderate trail, with white markings on trees to follow. Took us approximately 30-45min to hike, trailed along large creek.

Thank dclemensen2016
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Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

What's better than enjoying nature? Take the time too relax and enjoy a nice easy walk. Be sure to use some bug spray and check for ticks when you leave.

Thank lizabeth94
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Response from rcstroll | Reviewed this property |
easy.... 55 towards New Bern... take 70 towards Havelock...at Stop light in James City, turn right onto Williams Rd.... continue to stop sign and turn left onto Madam Moore's Rd. continue (towards Pollicksville) about 4-5... More
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