Currituck Banks is an excellent example of an undisturbed barrier island and low-salinity estuarine system. The site encompasses 954 acres stretching from sea to sound. Take a walk on the handicap accessible elevated boardwalk through the maritime forest enjoying natures sites and sounds along the way. Colorful interactive signs line the boardwalk as it leads you to a spectacular view of the Currituck Sound. Or take the unbeaten path along the primitive trail to the sound.
Currituck Banks National Estuarine Preserve
Corolla, NC 27927
Take Highway 12 through Corolla. About a 1/3 mile north of the Currituck Lighthouse you will find the visitor parking area.
- Free Parking
- Handicap Accessible
- Hours of Operation: Sunrise to Sunset
- Season of Operation: Year Round
- Tour - Guided