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Hammock Hills Nature Trails

NC Highway 12, Ocracoke, NC
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This trail is about three miles from town(across from the campground). It is a short hike in sand... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2016
Cherie P
Pahrump, Nevada, United States

if you are looking for a great place on Ocracoke to relax and enjoy the sunset and get away from... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2015
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A nature trail that takes hikers through some interesting terrain.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“bug spray” (8 reviews)
“easy parking” (2 reviews)
NC Highway 12, Ocracoke, NC
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

This trail is about three miles from town(across from the campground). It is a short hike in sand, on boardwalks with information signs along the trail. This is a great way to get away from the many people on Ocracoke(especially in the summer) and find...More

1  Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 29 October 2015

if you are looking for a great place on Ocracoke to relax and enjoy the sunset and get away from the crowds then this is where you need to go. No pomp and circumstance, just undisturbed nature

2  Thank skinnysubman
Reviewed 30 July 2015

These trails are beautiful, and the little information signs along the way are a huge help. However, be sure to bring bug spray or the mosquitoes will eat you alive!

1  Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Can't climb it but it's a wonderful light house to visit. Beautiful grounds with a long boardwalk. The top of the lighthouse is visble from many areas around the harbor. Beautiful at night. Bring the bug spray if the wind is light.

1  Thank eongcn
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

This is another nice trail Ocracoke has to offer. An easy but beautiful walk - pet friendly. Wear bug spray - which is pretty much a given everywhere in Ocracoke.

2  Thank Angela M
Reviewed 23 May 2015

this is a nice shady, pretty walk with some opportunities for bird watching in the marshes but don't expect it to take more than 30 minutes

2  Thank Emma W
Reviewed 1 April 2015

You will find this nature trail about 3 miles outside Ocracoke opposite the camping site, it is about ¾ mile long twisting and turning through pine trees and bushes,the trail is on sand and board walks but wear correct foot ware as there are pine...More

3  Thank David R
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Take your bug spray and hat, so you can really enjoy a slow walk. Some will want a long-sleeved shirt. You'll move from scrub by the road to pine, then marsh on path and Boardwalk. Listen to the hush under the thick long-needle pines, feel...More

2  Thank Barba753
Reviewed 25 August 2014

If you have never walked through a very well maintained nature trail on a wind swept barrier island this is the one to try. This is NOT Staten Island or Martha's Vineyard. Everyone should see this!

1  Thank Jeffery C
Reviewed 14 August 2014

I highly recommend walking the nature trails in this area. There's a lot of beautiful trees and plant life to see, and of course it's good exercise! Definitely something different to do if you need a "break" from the beach and hot sun.

1  Thank KPsRECs
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