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Short and Scenic Hike

Just a short bike ride from the Ocracoke Village, this path is directly across the main road from... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Tabb P
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Norfolk, Virginia
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I hiked this place at dusk by myself and it was magical. I felt I was in another world, so... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
realbiglu
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Bellefontaine, Ohio
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A nature trail that takes hikers through some interesting terrain.
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NC Highway 12, Ocracoke, NC
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Just a short bike ride from the Ocracoke Village, this path is directly across the main road from the state campground and offers wooded trails and views of the Pamlico Sound. It takes only about 15 minutes to complete.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

I hiked this place at dusk by myself and it was magical. I felt I was in another world, so peaceful, so serine.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank realbiglu
Reviewed 22 November 2017

I've been meaning to walk this trail for a while but it was always summer and buggy. So for an off-season visit in lovely fall weather I decided to check it out. What a pleasant surprise! Like a hidden place in the maritime forest, all...More

Date of experience: November 2017
5  Thank 84Hokie
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I had read that Fall was the time of year to walk this nature trail, but we saw nothing! I didn't see the 1st bird or other animal.. If you just want a bit of exercise but don't care if you see anything to photograph,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

My first time on this trail which was easy, short, with some great overlooks. Lots to see, but use your insect spray first!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is a really nice short trail through a maritime forest that leads to a small overlook of the marsh and sound side of the island. Lots of frogs along the path which the kids loved. Also lots of mosquitos which they didn't, so definitely...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank MrClarasDad
Reviewed 28 September 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!

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank mczw
Reviewed 28 July 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.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 22 July 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.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank giddensw
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Plenty of easy parking. Not large crowds. Across from National Park campground. A scenic island hammock nature walk that is flat.

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank BILLandDD
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