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Environmental Overlook Trail

3003 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-6028
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Several wildlife scenic trails

On a walk to the beach you can cross marshland type wooden bridges where you can spot white egrets... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Midlothian, Virginia
via mobile
Great senic walk !

My boyfriend and I brought the pup Here while we were passing time waiting on hotel room to be... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Renee B
Brevard, North Carolina
via mobile
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9 Aug 2017
“Several wildlife scenic trails”
20 May 2017
“Great senic walk !”
3003 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-6028
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

On a walk to the beach you can cross marshland type wooden bridges where you can spot white egrets, watch beautiful sunsets, very photo opportunity with the family, or serene quiet stroll by yourself.

Thank gale4c55
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I brought the pup Here while we were passing time waiting on hotel room to be ready. Super glad we did. I really enjoyed the beautiful scenery and it was also informative as it told a bit about the intercoastal waterway

Thank Renee B
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Could not find the trails because they were over grown. The 2 overlook decks we found were overgrown as well but not as bad. But never did find the main trail.

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I walked the overlook as well as a smaller bridge which spanned the marshes. Clean, safe, and easy to navigate regardless of age. Will revisit next year.

Thank jrdixon4121
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This natural area is quite scenic. Bring your camera and you have a good chance of spotting water birds in their natural habitat. Bug repellent is recommended and shoes.

1  Thank gogogirlsouthland
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Kinda hard to find because there literally is no signage leading back there unless you enter at the one certain driveway. You have to park at the rec center. There are a couple pretty views and the walk is short and sweet leading you to...More

3  Thank jillstokes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Certainly enjoyed the opportunity that the trail provided our family to get a closer look at the otherwise unfamiliar salt marshes. Would welcome the continued development of the attraction and the addition of tourist information regarding the history of the area and the types of...More

2  Thank Ryan A
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Although a short walk, there are some great photo opportunities and awesome bridges. There is even a place to launch kayaks and canoes. The path leads to a more secluded area of beach. Plus, the walk is free!

2  Thank Alex S
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

My husband and I took a morning walk here as the teenagers slept. There are clean pathways through the beautiful salt marsh. It's so quiet here & very clean. We didn't see much wildlife, but it was a lovely place for a morning walk. It...More

1  Thank pjvana
Reviewed 28 July 2014

There is a short boardwalk and pier on the marsh. Mostly just a hiking trail detailing trees and birds in the park. The wildlife center is closed but the park is kept in pretty good condition. There are bathrooms available and clean too.

2  Thank backhousepirate
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Wendy P
17 July 2017|
Response from Renee B | Reviewed this property |
No ma'am
Ramona W
2 October 2016|
Response from jrdixon4121 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I walked it with my Australian Shepherd who liked it more than I.