Places We Protect

Nags Head Woods Preserve

North Carolina

A young woman sits on a pier overlooking a pond, surrounded by trees with fall foliage.
Nags Head Hike November 2015. Bekah Herndon sits on a fishing pier at a freshwater pond along the Discovery Trail in the Nags Head Woods Preserve. North Carolina. © Ben Herndon for The Nature Conservancy

A gem of forested ridges, ponds, marshes and wetlands nestled on the Outer Banks.