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Beach Access Road ("Inside Road")

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4.4 mile 7.1 kilometer point to point
100% Runnable
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Ascent: 14' 4 m
Descent: -12' -4 m
High: 14' 4 m
Low: 5' 2 m

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This is a sand road that provides 4x4 vehicle access from Ramp 44 to Ramps 48 & 49.

Donovan Fitzgerald

Features Birding · Wildflowers · Wildlife

On both sides of the road are protected park lands.

Runner Notes

Look out for 4x4's. The sand can be deep and hard to run in.

Description

This sand road provides 4x4 access between Ramps 44, 48 & 49. It varies between 2 to 4 ruts in the sand and has protected dunes/wild areas on both sides. It is located on the other side of the sand dunes from the beach and is called the "Inside Road" on the park maps. At Ramp 44, there is parking at the end of Lighthouse Rd and at Ramp 49 there is parking at the end of Billy Mitchell Rd.

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Typical Eastern Coastal Flora & Fauna.

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The views start right at the beginning of the Cape Hatteras Point Loop Trail.
Jan 30, 2017 near Buxton, NC
The sand can get deep on this road. Look out for 4x4's heading out to do some fishing from the ramps.
Feb 2, 2017 near Buxton, NC

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