Rachel Carson Reserve, Beaufort

4.8
#3 of 7 in Wildlife in Beaufort
The NC Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve protects representative coastal and estuarine ecosystems for research, education and compatible traditional use. The Reserve includes ten sites along the NC coast: Currituck Banks, Kitty hawk Woods, Buxton Woods, Buckridge, Rachel Carson, Permuda Island, Masonboro Island, Zeke's Island, Bald Head Woods, and Bird Island.
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  • We anchored near shore and made several excursions in our dinghy. We took the inner trail but were disappointed to miss the wild horses. The anchor site was very good with favorable winds and...  more »
  • During last year’s visit to Beaufort, we passed the Reserve on a ferry ride to Shackleford Banks and were intrigued by the islands accessible only by boat. This year, my sister and I decided to rent.....  more »
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  • We went to find sand dollars and possibly get a glimpse of the wild horses. We were not disappointed on both fronts. Awesome day with my family!
  • Beautiful beach and reserve. Duaghter loved the horses and the beaches. Please when you visit DO NOT leave trash. Pick it up if you see any.

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