"ICW along the Alligator River - no alligators" Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge by grandmaR

Alligator River

Because we stop on the Alligator River each time, I've used this location to put those stops, even though the actual stop is not in the refuge. The highway across the Alligator River is one of the major roads to get to the Outer Banks

The shores of the canal are loaded with dead trees and logs. These sometimes come adrift and cause damage to the running gear of the boats. Belhaven is often a forced stop to get repairs.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Good place to get fuel, and cheap eats
  • Cons:No TV reception
  • In a nutshell:One of the only marinas that is also a truck stop
  • Last visit to Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge: Apr 2002
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • acemj's Profile Photo
    Jan 8, 2006 at 8:25 AM

    Love that sunset picture over the river. Another great truck stop too!

  • grandmaR's Profile Photo
    Jan 19, 2004 at 10:00 AM

    It's the Alligator River, not the Alligator Refuge. I didn't name the river

  • mrclay2000's Profile Photo
    Dec 22, 2003 at 4:44 PM

    And here I was looking for the actual reptile. . .you baited me, Rosalie.


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