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I don't get it.

Certainly this is a beautiful beach, but .................. The area covered by lifeguards is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
bilodeau2015
,
Pennsylvania
relax!!!

Our family went to this beach to relax. Wasn't crowded. Being near the water is refreshing and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
oldma00
,
Suffolk, Virginia
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“parking lot” (17 reviews)
“life guards” (5 reviews)
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Ocracoke, NC
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"the east coast"
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"rip currents"
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"lifeguard on duty"
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"low tide"
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"water was warm"
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"sand is white"
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"national seashore"
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"ample parking"
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"lifeguards"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Certainly this is a beautiful beach, but .................. The area covered by lifeguards is limited. We felt like we were in the middle of a sports arena. Within a short distance there was a wiffleball game, bocce tournament, soccer game, and a juggler. If you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family went to this beach to relax. Wasn't crowded. Being near the water is refreshing and relaxing.

Thank oldma00
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We visit every year at multiple times - I can't say whether I adore the winter beach more or the summer. Sixteen miles or so of mother nature - whether just before a storm (I have the most awesome photos) or a sunny day with...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

No lifeguard in April . Good walking beach. Sand not difficult to walk on. Reminded us of the National Seashore beach in Eastham, MA.

Thank Elaine1980-12
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

This is an amazing beach! Beautiful dunes and grasses, you will love it! Perfect place to relax and enjoy a hot summer day but not touristy.

Thank Rick H
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Had some warm weather in the beginning of December so we took advantage of it. The beaches of Ocracoke are gorgeous.

Thank nursenyce
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The NPS Life Guards provide the security and water safety to old and young alike. As this section prohibits motor vehicles children can roam in safety.

Thank FredBW
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Updated walkway to the beach sets the pace for this beautiful beach. Great parking and bathrooms and showers on site.

Thank L D
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Perfect ocracoke beach. Wide, flat expanses of sand and sea...shell hunting in abundance and lots of fun family time!

Thank Maggie B
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This beach was supposedly rated one of the top beaches in the US by Travel Channel. It was nice, and if you love to look at seashells, you will see many! On the whole, it did not have a "wow" factor for me. Just a...More

1  Thank DeanSanAntonio_Texas
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maria5429
7 June 2018|
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Response from Rick H | Reviewed this property |
It is very kid friendly, but 90 miles south of Nagshead on South 12 plus a 40 minute ferry ride from Hatteras to Ocracoke Island
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3 June 2017|
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Response from CJ8_Jeep |
Yes. Pop up canopies are allowed. Great spot for families.
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