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Buxton Woods Coastal Reserve

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Old Doctors Road, Frisco, Hatteras Island, NC
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Morning hike

After touring the Hatteras Lighthouse, we came upon Buxton Woods Trail sign so stopped and started... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
Larry R
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Erie, Pa
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Nature

Great wooded area that is accessible by vehicle, bikes and just by foot traffic.. The woods are one... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
D G
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Jun 22, 2017
“Morning hike”
Sep 19, 2016
“Nature”
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Old Doctors Road, Frisco, Hatteras Island, NC
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

After touring the Hatteras Lighthouse, we came upon Buxton Woods Trail sign so stopped and started walking. It's a beautiful shaded trail with lots of insects chirping. About 1/3 of the way as we were entering the swampy area, I encountered a HUGE black snake...More

1  Thank Larry R
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Great wooded area that is accessible by vehicle, bikes and just by foot traffic.. The woods are one of natures best attractive areas of the OB..

Thank D G
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Reviewed 19 April 2016

I'm sorry because maybe I just do not understand the really purpose of these woods. Oh yes, of course they are here to be preserved and protected, but I didn't see anything that was "Visitor Friendly" if you will. Maybe I did not go into...More

Thank Frank d
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

We saw the sign for this reserve by the side of Route 12, and drove our car down the entrance, in order to check out the nature walk. There was only a deeply rutted dirt road, muddy from recent rains, and no parking places. At...More

Thank fuzzipariah
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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

First, the reserve is really hard to find. Second, there's a relatively long and uninteresting walk to get to the trails unless you have 4WD. Third, make sure your bug spray is on before you open the car door - these skeeters bite through your...More

1  Thank KimS414
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Reviewed 5 March 2015

Hatteras Island is more than just gorgeous beaches! Discover another kind of natural beauty at the Coastal Reserve. In just a few steps down the sandy path, you're deep in thickets of windswept trees. You hear the calls of unseen birds. Ferns and palmettos abound....More

4  Thank KW353
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Reviewed 1 December 2014

You have to visit this area it is fantastic and holds flora and fauna you wouldnt expect in NC VISIT this place you wont be dissapointed. Have Fun! Hal G.

1  Thank Hal G
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Buxton Woods is one of the hidden treasures of Hatteras Island and it is worth searching out for an interesting break from the beaches and fishing. There are a number of trails and roads that you can follow through maritime forests of evergreens and live...More

8  Thank Big_Foof
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