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Masonboro Island Reserve, Wilmington
(4.8/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
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  • Please treat this precious resource with respect. Thank you to the many people over many years who have worked so hard to keep this preserve so special. 
  • Beautiful morning on Masonboro for our family! We took a watertaxi/feet there and spent a few hours on the beach. It is pristine, beautiful and our family lived it. With young kids, a few hours was pl...  more »
  • We loved this place! We rented kayaks and spent several hours here during our trip. There are lots of cool seashells and the water is clear. It's a great spot to visit. 
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  • One of the few barrier islands left along the east coast that has not been touched by any development. A great place to get away from the beach crowds!
  • It's a challenge to get to, but worth the visit for the privacy alone. If you e got a small boat, or a big one, you can scoot over to this island reserve and avoid the throngs on the beach just to the north. Great place for birding or fishing in a kayak.
  • Great area to visit if you can!
  • I love visiting CMS and seeing what cool science they are doing
  • Very scenic and tranquil place