Shackleford Banks, Harkers Island

#8 of 22 in Nature in North Carolina Coast
Island · Nature / Park
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  • We've visited Shackleford Banks twice, accessing it both times by boat ferry from Beaufort. It's a wild and beautiful place, well worth the trip for many activities: birding, shelling, swimming...  more »
  • We took a ferry from the park service to Shackleford Banks and to Cedar Point. At Shackleford Banks we saw the wild horses and walked around the shore for an hour. It was very peaceful - I’d...  more »
  • Daughter and I loved the horses and the beach. Even found a few nice shells. Keep it clean people its a beautiful place.
  • My favorite escape location, natural beach beauty at its best. Be sure to bring everything you need (water) as the beach, horses, trails, and a small restroom is the only thing there is here.

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