Absorb the beauty of the N.C. wetlands on the Fenwick-Hollowell Trail, which runs behind the College of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City. This scenic boardwalk is your chance to take in the natural state of North Carolina’s coastal plains. The City’s Waterfront Park is also a crowd pleaser, featuring boat ramps, picnic tables, park benches, a pavilion, boardwalk, and pier along the Pasquotank River. And just up the road is the Great Dismal Swamp State Park. This unique wilderness has been witness to American Indian hunting parties, exploration by George Washington, and played a role in the Underground Railroad. The park features 20 miles of trails for hiking, birding, viewing abundant wildlife, mountain biking, and more. You can also kayak the
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