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Springer's Point Preserve

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Off with His Head - Blackbeard's that Is (Happened Here)

This is where Blackbeard was beheaded, in Teach’s Hole channel, on November 22, 1718. He fought Lt... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
VooDooSpiders
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
BEAUTIFUL: needs more historical markers and information!

A beautiful and natural place. We went to see Sam Jones gravesite and were surprised not to see... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
1984Gastronome
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is where Blackbeard was beheaded, in Teach’s Hole channel, on November 22, 1718. He fought Lt. Robert Maynard of the Royal Navy and one of his crewman did the deed. There's also sea glass here for collectors, along with a pristine wildlife area and...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A beautiful and natural place. We went to see Sam Jones gravesite and were surprised not to see any information regarding his life or related history. The gravesite was also in a sorry state and could use some maintenance... I am sure people would enjoy...More

Thank 1984Gastronome
Reviewed 6 days ago

While riding our bikes around the island, came across this path to Springer's Point Preserve. A beautiful nature's path takes you to the preserve. The beach is lovely with much to enjoy.

Thank CathyHHS20
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked down on Sunday am, there is no place close to park. They hike back took about 15. Not buggy much. Nice view of the ocean. No golf carts or bikes allowed, which is fine. a good historical sojourn. Be sure and stop to...More

Thank Martha B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely hiking trail with some gorgeous flora. The beach was a nice size and had spectacular views. Biting flies were a slight problem the day we went - but that depends on whichever way the wind blows.

Thank snippychick
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We stopped here after a suggestion by our lunch time waitress who told our granddaughters about Blackbeard & his hidden treasure. We didn't find the treasure but we did see fish & a lot of hermit crabs! It was a nice little walk down the...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Springers point is a magical 10 minute walk through a small forest of live oaks which opens up to a beautiful beach. A must do if you’re on Ocracoke Island

Thank nikki s
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Lotsa of history here..Blackbeard, graveyards, beach, nice lil hike thru the woods...what’s not to like? The only thing is that it closes at 6....boooo

Thank Criz66
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Short pleasant walk from Ocracoke lighthouse...tree covered trail leads from the road to the beach.. Wear comfortable shoes and clothes.. Awesome inlet..you can see the ghost ships at anchor

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We walked through the preserve to watch the sun set. Gorgeous. Very quiet trail. The beach at the end on the sound side was lovely. We found shells, crabs. And watched the sun set

Thank Leslie T
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Response from HollyMAnderson | Reviewed this property |
We parked at the Assembly of God Church, just around the corner, thanks to my son who let us know about this possibility on a weekday. My older kids biked there. Of course, a donation will be sent to the church because... More
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