"Nature Trails" Top 5 Page for this destination Ocracoke Things to Do Tip by TimDaoust

Ocracoke Things to Do: 35 reviews and 49 photos

Across from the state campgrounds on NC 12, you can find a series of nature trails that take you through the woods on the soundside of the Island on a tour of all of the plant and animal life there is to be seen. Be warned, it is not uncommon to get a bug that tries to fly in your ear but nevertheless if you like nature (and can forgive it for trying to fly in your ear) try this path out. There are little plaques every couple of feet that explain the unique ecosystem on the island and the reasons that certain plants and animals have made it their home. On the soundside you can see the marshlands from this boardwalk.

Directions: From Ocracoke Village head north on NC 12, look for a parking area on the left just before you reach the state campgrounds.

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  • Written Feb 10, 2005
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