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Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach

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Address: Ocracoke, NC

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What a BEAUTIFUL place

This beach is large. To access it you will cross a long boardwalk which is nice. When we visits there was ALOT of people on the beach but everyone had room. It was a nice people... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lynchburg, Virginia
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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81 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach is large. To access it you will cross a long boardwalk which is nice. When we visits there was ALOT of people on the beach but everyone had room. It was a nice people and dog watching beach ( yup my FAVORITE thing to do-giggling-) Pack a snack and stay for HOURS. There is a bathroom at the... More 

Thank Traveling-A-Plenty
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Great location one of my favorite beaches. There is a good ramp access and bathrooms. Always glad to be on a beach with a lifeguard.

Thank 552bethanyh
Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

My favorite thing in the world is an empty beach! Unspoiled without the people, umbrellas, beach chairs, and thousands of other things folks feel the need to bring to the beach. The few patrons we did see were far off in the distance creating a private experience for my family to kick back and just enjoy the ocean. If you're... More 

Thank meastar
Dayton, Ohio
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This beach is gorgeous. I didn't have the luck of shell hunting that others did. I didn't see hardly any shells. However, this is a well kept beautiful beach! I hope to visit again.

Thank AudreyRN
Huntsville, Alabama
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187 reviews
136 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The beach was fantastic and very relaxing. Must stop when on the island. The beach was white and water warm.

Thank Napsterthecat
Thomasville, North Carolina
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46 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Lifeguards leave after Labor Day. There was no charge in Sept. Read a review that said they only had porta pottys, not true. There are 3 or 4 Pit Toilets, each in a separate room that was clean with hand sanitzer. Outside showers and outdoor changing booths. Laqrge parking lot and concrete walkway all the way from parking to the... More 

Thank Ken S
Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

the finest beach on the east coast! Clean, white sand as far as the eye can see. The waves are gentle and enjoyable. Warm water.

Thank sweeneyart
New York City, New York
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Perhaps he was due to it being the end of August but there were almost no people on this beach. It was great having 2 lifeguards but one exercised while the other watched. The beach was great for shells

Thank jg2203
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35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Gorgeous natural beach! The beach was very nice and clean. We went on a day trip from Nags Head. It was about an hour drive from Nags Head to to the Hatteras to Ocracoke ferry. Took about 45 minutes to get on the ferry and 45 minutes to get to the island. We spent a few hours in the village... More 

Winder, Georgia
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38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This has to be one of the best beaches on the east coast. Totally undeveloped and unspoiled. It was a short walk from the parking lot, maybe 150 yards. It seemed like our own private beach it is so isolated.

Thank Lee G

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