Directions to trailhead: From the main parking lot, turn left on Ocean Acres Dr.; follow to the stop sign and continue ahead about 50 yards. You will see the trailhead and signs. There are two handicapped parking spaces available at the trailhead.
The trail: This .5 mile loop goes around an interdunal freshwater pond and through a maritime swamp forest with an overlook of the brackish marsh. The trail is comprised of a wooden boardwalk and concrete, allowing those with disabilities and small children in strollers the opportunity to experience nature in Nags Head Woods.