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Springer's Point Preserve

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Peaceful and beautiful

The bugs here are thick in the summer, so try to wear longer sleeves. There is no parking near the... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Nice hike!

Closest parking is at the Assembly of God Church, donation box available! Really no other parking... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

The bugs here are thick in the summer, so try to wear longer sleeves. There is no parking near the entrance, so you must wear comfortable walking shoes. It is very worth the time, though. The preserve has such beautiful scenery and experiences. It is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Closest parking is at the Assembly of God Church, donation box available! Really no other parking within reasonable distance. Didnt see any sea glass, but some hermit crabs and lots of vegetation. Nice hike for kids, some small hills and roots, be careful!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank otterkins
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Haven't been to Springer's Point in several years due to a very large snake sighting right by the Sam Jones gravesite. This trip I was determined to make it through the trail to the beach for sunset. Well worth my anxiety about critters. The only...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank LynnVB
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This is where Blackbeard was beheaded, in Teach’s Hole channel, on November 22, 1718. He fought Lt. Robert Maynard of the Royal Navy and one of his crewman did the deed. There's also sea glass here for collectors, along with a pristine wildlife area and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank VooDooSpiders
Reviewed 10 October 2018

A beautiful and natural place. We went to see Sam Jones gravesite and were surprised not to see any information regarding his life or related history. The gravesite was also in a sorry state and could use some maintenance... I am sure people would enjoy...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 1984Gastronome
Reviewed 10 October 2018

While riding our bikes around the island, came across this path to Springer's Point Preserve. A beautiful nature's path takes you to the preserve. The beach is lovely with much to enjoy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CathyHHS20
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We walked down on Sunday am, there is no place close to park. They hike back took about 15. Not buggy much. Nice view of the ocean. No golf carts or bikes allowed, which is fine. a good historical sojourn. Be sure and stop to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Martha B
Reviewed 13 September 2018

A lovely hiking trail with some gorgeous flora. The beach was a nice size and had spectacular views. Biting flies were a slight problem the day we went - but that depends on whichever way the wind blows.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank snippychick
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We stopped here after a suggestion by our lunch time waitress who told our granddaughters about Blackbeard & his hidden treasure. We didn't find the treasure but we did see fish & a lot of hermit crabs! It was a nice little walk down the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Springers point is a magical 10 minute walk through a small forest of live oaks which opens up to a beautiful beach. A must do if you’re on Ocracoke Island

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from HollyMAnderson | Reviewed this property |
We parked at the Assembly of God Church, just around the corner, thanks to my son who let us know about this possibility on a weekday. My older kids biked there. Of course, a donation will be sent to the church because... More