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Hidden Gem

This is a hidden gem that allows you to go across the Davis Canal from the Oak Island Drive side... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Gary C
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Durham, North Carolina
Hidden!

Hidden. Unmarked. @End of 31st st behind Recreation Center. @ Base of the water tower. Short walk... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
KevinMatias
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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“rec center”(2 reviews)
“wooden bridge”(2 reviews)
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3003 E Oak Island Dr, Oak Island, NC 28465-6028
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

This is a hidden gem that allows you to go across the Davis Canal from the Oak Island Drive side. It is a quiet walk across the canal where you can spot a variety of wildlife in a beautiful natural surrounding. Note to bicyclists, you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank Gary C
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Hidden. Unmarked. @End of 31st st behind Recreation Center. @ Base of the water tower. Short walk through marsh on boardwalk bridges. Nice to see marsh area. 15-30 min walk round trip.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank KevinMatias
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Great scenery but too short. Seems to more traffic (foot!) early in the morning. We made the journey east & west about 5 times in 2 days.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Monk57
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We love walking our dogs from 34th St, down 31st St and across E.Oak Rd to the Rec center and from there down to the canal. Now the nature walk begins, you cross a small bridge and may see egrets/herons (if you take the path...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank m1a2tanks
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The trail includes a wooden bridge over the Davis Canal, a trail through maritime woods, and then a boardwalk over the salt marsh, so depending upon the time of year and time of day, you may see all sorts of interesting wildlife. You ultimately end...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank RayB_OKI
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is an excellent way to get to the beach from the other side of the Davis Canal(s). In the early morning or the late afternoon there are excellent opportunities to see a large variety of birds, crabs, kayaks, and other nature lovers. SE 31st...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank jdotchin
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: May 2017
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.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 25 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.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank jrdixon4121
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Anna W
3 October 2018|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
Yes and it is fine.
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Wendy P
17 July 2017|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
Not on Oak Island anywhere
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clevevaj
8 June 2017|
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Response from Gary C | Reviewed this property |
If you have a license, you can fish anywhere.
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