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Russell Burgess Coastal Preserve

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Address: 3613 Duffy St, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582-1761
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I live with in a mile of this place. I have walked it many times througho the years, There is a sandy portion that the

There is a sandy portion that is a little harder than the rest of the walk. I have done this many times during the years. If there is rain there may be wet places.

Reviewed 5 January 2017
polly2us
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Myrtle Beach, S.C.
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Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
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158 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Short little boardwalk out into the marsh. Low tide is best to look for waterfowl. Have spotted a little blue heron there quite frequently this winter

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Myrtle Beach, S.C.
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

There is a sandy portion that is a little harder than the rest of the walk. I have done this many times during the years. If there is rain there may be wet places.

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Cary, North Carolina
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155 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Gorgeous little place to enjoy nature one block off Ocean Drive. Stopped here with the kids and have never seen them walk so slowly along the raised walk. Kept stopping to watch the little crabs and loved how it looks like the whole beach moves when the crabs are out. Beautiful cranes in the water every day and at the... More 

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Portland, Maine
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289 reviews
216 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This was a pretty small park. About a half hour to see it all. There was a playground, so of course needed some play time. Didn't even hurt myself! Would probably skip it in the future, but it was dog friendly..a bonus around the area.

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home
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170 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

After visiting Heritage Nature Preserve (recommended by a previous reviewer) this place is very disappointing. It only has one short trail to an overlook. The whole thing took about 15 minutes. Not worth the trip.

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Columbia, Maryland, United States
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41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We first went to the Russell Burgess Preserve and has a nice over look. Then went to the Heritage Park Preserve. The Heritage Preserve has severeL trails and over looks. The there is a picnic shelter they over looks the marsh and inlet. Was really nice

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Columbus, Ohio
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66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

If you are looking for a beautiful quiet place to relax, think, ponder a major life decision or just observe nature, I recommend this beautiful little park. I went in the early morning and watch some local fishermen netting some bait. Check it out!

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Richmond, Virginia
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33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Beautiful marsh to watch birds and other nature at sunrise. Easy to park and short walk to overlook. Birds feeding and fish jumping.

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Anderson, Indiana
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

A lot of interesting little creatures in the mud at low tide. No fishing is allowed off the dock. A nice place just to soak in the sounds and sights of the marsh.

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2013 via mobile

Excellent place to experience local wildlife! Crabs, jumping fish, birds! Good place to relax and take pictures, very quiet!

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