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Have been coming to the Outer Banks for many years. Must have passed within half a mile of the entrance to this "Gem" a hundred times or more. Once inside the Preserve you would swear that you were in a forest in the Piedmont or...More
The Nature Conservancy does some really good stuff throughout the world. This Preserve is one spot. In the midst of strip malls, beach shops, sand dunes, and beaches, is this quiet preserved woodland. There are raised paths throughout that take you on a wander. Info...More
We live in the Outer Banks and have visited the preserve several times. This is a special place to view the local wildlife and plants. It is peaceful and beautifully maintained. Great for families or couples. We liked it best after a heavy rainfall. There...More
A young lady at a rental office mentioned this preserve to come hike with my family. Although the bugs were not pleasant, my family enjoyed all the stunning wildlife and waterways. This hike can be long, but well worth it.
Hiking in a beautiful maritime forest with well-maintained trails is a perfect alternative to a beach walk. The visitors center has clean restrooms and trail guides. The terrain is hilly and there is poison ivy so take precautions.
Several trails through looping through the preserve, of various length (pick up the map at the Nature Conservancy Center), one is wheelchair accessible. Short boardwalk, some small bridges. Uneven terrain for most part, hiking boots are a plus. Mostly shaded, gets quite hot and humid...More
Good question, I don't have a dog, but I'm pretty sure I saw a hiker with an unleashed dog. He could have been breaking the rules. :) There were several signs before you get on the trail, I bet one of those had the answer... More
Good question, I don't have a dog, but I'm pretty sure I saw a hiker with an unleashed dog. He could have been breaking the rules. :) There were several signs before you get on the trail, I bet one of those had the answer. If not, I guess if it is a good dog, it is easier to ask for forgiveness latter than it is to ask for permission.