Buxton Woods Nature Trail
Buxton Woods Nature Trail
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ShirleyOT
Collingwood, Canada86 contributions
Nov 2022 • Couples
An easy walk with interpretive signs beside the famous lighthouse.
We found the explanations helpful and enjoyed the habitat variety.
Written 9 November 2022
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Robert M
6 contributions
Apr 2022
I entered the trail from the entrance near the Inn on The Pamlico. There is limited parking at a small cemetery if you drive in. The trail there is broad and easy to walk. Totally isolated and quiet. A turtle came out to greet me. I will spend more time on the trail in the future. Suggest you use bug spray or come in the colder months.
Written 30 April 2022
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KJMMD
Saylorsburg, PA26 contributions
May 2021 • Couples
Nice wooded self-guided trail. We saw a heron by the marsh. There were so many flies we had to hustle out of the woods, so I would recommend bug spray!
Written 3 May 2021
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wonkavator
Richmond, VA42 contributions
Apr 2021
Lovely beach woods nature walk just a few steps from the lighthouse. Enjoyed exploring the botanical history of the island - what has been lost and what is being done trying to bring it back. If you are feeling a little sunned out after visiting the lighthouse and the beach, catch some shade in this trail.
Written 11 April 2021
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R. Traveler
Oak Ridge, NC1,050 contributions
Jun 2020 • Family
We were searching for an eastern cottonmouth and it didn’t take us long to find this beauty. Lots of snakes and wildlife here so be careful and keep your eyes open. Nice canopy and not overly busy (we saw one other couple). Great spot to check out after the lighthouse
Written 17 June 2020
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Wanderer450057
4 contributions
Oct 2019
Tucked away near the Hatteras Lighthouse, a surprising gem of local woods. This is the widest part of the island, and the woods must have survived many hurricanes, and storms. There is a beautiful trail around the woods, moderately difficult, with a little uphill sections. Plenty of opportunity to admire local fauna, and Flora.
Written 9 October 2019
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Geof J
Germantown, WI459 contributions
Jul 2019 • Family
We walked the trail here in mid-June on a day that was pretty windy and that helped keep the bugs down. It is a nice little walk through a lovely maritime forest with nicely placed informative signs. I have been here when it has been very buggy and it can be difficult in those conditions but when it’s nice it’s really a nice walk.
Written 30 June 2019
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lchs65
Clarksburg, WV192 contributions
Apr 2019 • Couples
If the title of my review is confusing, that's because I'm still a little confused. The trail I took was called the Buxton Woods Trail and was a 3/4 mile loop trail near the campground on Lighthouse Road. Many of the things in other reviews for this location appear to be for a different area. This trail is so-so. Level and easy to walk. Not much to see other than trees and wetlands but a pleasant walk in early April with no snakes, ticks or bugs. I would have prefered to do the longer trails shown on a map here, but did not find the trailhead. I did not see wooden animal carvings, a kiln or anything else of note here. This hike is not a destination but is good if you are already in the area and want to take a walk in the woods.
Written 2 May 2019
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Sarah J
Sheffield, UK419 contributions
Mar 2019 • Family
Visited the parks up near go ape woodlands ..its a peaceful country walk through the woods up towards the lime kiln ..there are wooden statues along the way ..its a beautiful place a must see if you love walks
Written 8 April 2019
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KeepItUpp
Rushford, MN16 contributions
Mar 2018 • Solo
Signage along the trail is unreadable in some cases and needs to be repaired, but the trail is easy to follow with some VERY interesting vegetation of all sorts - almost feels like you are back in Jurassic times!
Written 7 February 2019
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