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We visited the first week of Dec 2918. Suggest pack a lunch and if sunny an umbrella. Once out on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Thurmont, Maryland
Surf fishing

Beautiful beach, but surf was too rough to fish. Excellent beach to just relax and listen to the... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Martinsville, United States
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All reviews coast guard beautiful beach natural beauty few blocks bear island tidal pools sand dollars bike ride sea shells early morning surf fishing nice walk off season love this place great place dunes inlet
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the first week of Dec 2918. Suggest pack a lunch and if sunny an umbrella. Once out on the Point you can look and hike from ocean to sound. Beautiful. Great for photography, shell hunting, and general exploring. With such limited parking it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank jozo67
Reviewed 7 October 2018

My daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter made it all the way to the actual point - the end of Emerald Isle. The whole area is actually called the point, and is uncrowded, clean and very photogenic. Seashells abound, including much sought after sand dollars. You will...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank delhances1
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Wonderful, quiet place to enjoy sunrise / sunset views and to collect some shells. There's no parking at the main access point so you'll have to park a few blocks away on Coast Guard Road about a block away from inlet drive. There's about 10...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank GMKISOK
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Beautiful beach, but surf was too rough to fish. Excellent beach to just relax and listen to the waves. Not crowded and pleanty of space to hang out and play with pets and people.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank christinan474
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Took a few minutes to find the parking area a few blocks back but worth the walk. Visited twice before noon on weekday. Wide clean beach with excellent shelling. The waves were a little calmer close to where the sound meets. There are 2 handicapped...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Rosetat24me
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We come here often as we live in Jacksonville!! It’s a little piece of heaven. There is very little parking, so either come really early or come later in the afternoon! Great place to do some shellin’! 🐚

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank SweetLMF
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Unbelievably stunning place where the intercostal meets the ocean. World class sunsets, miles of open beach. It feels like you are at the ends of the earth. An incredible place that you have to see at least once in a lifetime!

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank bidj
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Love this place, No people, just beach and dunes. Only one other couple was there the day we visited on a bike ride. So serene and pure.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank BoscoW52
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This place can be hard to find and we had a short walk through the dunes but definitely worth it! Beautiful to see and TONS of seashells. I wish we had prepared better for the hot weather as we didn’t get to stay very long....More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank dayz280
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Beautiful beach! The Point was peaceful and practically secluded.There was a small crowd of beach-goers on the inlet entrance side of the beach. People were very friendly. Once I made it to the other side, I felt like I had the whole beach to myself....More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank january h
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14 August 2018|
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Response from DeborahDec141974 | Reviewed this property |
The closest parking area is on Coast Guard Road; it has limited spaces and is about a 10 minute walk from the entry to the Point. And from there you're at least 200 yards from the ocean, even farther to the actual tip of the... More
Joan N
23 June 2018|
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Response from 385donf | Reviewed this property |
If you're asking about RV campgrounds, there are numerous ones in the area. The closest is the Holiday Trav-L-Park Resort, which is just off the beginning of Coast Guard Road (near Highway 58). Some of my in-laws stayed... More
Carol VanOoyen R
16 April 2018|
Response from Jessica K | Reviewed this property |
When we went in 2017 there were not as many shells as I thought there would be. However if you are to go to the Point, make some time to catch the sunset because it is beautiful. We went around evening and I believe it was... More