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Springer's Point Preserve

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Ocracoke, NC
+1 910-790-4524
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Hermit crabs

Been coming to Ocracoke for years. Talked to a couple while at Zillies and they told me about this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Great Place for a sunset!

The walking path was fine but my favorite thing here to do is the sunset. If you don't have a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ramseur, North Carolina
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  • Average5%
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“hermit crabs” (11 reviews)
“bug spray” (18 reviews)
“nature walk” (8 reviews)
Ocracoke, NC
+1 910-790-4524
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming to Ocracoke for years. Talked to a couple while at Zillies and they told me about this place. Awesome find!!! And the awesome Hermit crabs ! So cool.

Thank tdunmir
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The walking path was fine but my favorite thing here to do is the sunset. If you don't have a bike, you can park at a church not too far from the entrance. They accept donations but I'm sure its not mandatory. There is no...More

Thank tazaroo
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We tried to visit the area but there was NO parking area available except for bikes. Unfortunately our rental house was on the back side of the island and too far for our 70s friends to walk to the Point. Hopefully some parking could be...More

Thank scooternoodlesmom
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Nice area to swim. Be sure to see Sam Jones buried next to his horse. Watch for snakes in the summer; mosquitoes not bad. Very nice stroll.

Thank John C
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The walk out to the beach is nice with points of interest along the way. Make sure that you have bug spray though! It is well worth the walk! After you get out to the beach, the water is warm and calm. The beach isn't...More

1  Thank Moparfamily79
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Short walk through the woods to get to a fantastic little beach. We biked over, no parking on the street. Tons of hermit crabs over on the rocks. Very cool spot.

Thank jcraig10
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We spent our morning at the Point in our hammock we set up by the beach. At 7am there wasn't a single person on the beach. Just my husband and I. It was very romantic and charming. Beware of the mosquitos through the woods to...More

Thank alexismarie416
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We have been to Ocracoke many times and always head to Springer's Point and walk the short trail to the beach. The history of Blackbeard comes alive here and the beauty of nature almost seems ironic given the history. I love the way the grasses...More

1  Thank angelaohedgepeth
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I stumbled upon this trail while walking. It's a great place to walk but secluded. I was a little anxious because there weren't too many people on the trail, it's narrow and sooooo quiet. On the way back, there was a banded water snake on...More

Thank Danielle P
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

It's an easy hike through a beautiful wooded area that brings you to breezy Springer's Point! This is where Blackbeard the pirate entertained and held a big beach party before his demise. Beautiful live oaks, that appear to be centuries old, abound. Don't miss the...More

Thank Wendy G
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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