Frisco Campground offers some phenomenal oceanside scenery. Located in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the campground is overlain on a series of dunes so hilly you might think you were in the mountains of North Carolina instead of the beach
. OK, that is an exaggeration. However, oceanside topography doesn’t get much more vertical than this in the Tar Heel State. Beach activities such as surf fishing, beachcombing, kayaking, and visiting lighthouses are on the agenda. Or maybe the agenda is to just sit by the Atlantic Ocean and listen to the waves roll in. But make no mistake about it; this oceanside environment is harsh and unforgiving. That is what delivers the stark beauty that is the Outer Banks—a relentless ocean pounding against the sand, rolling dunes where sea oats cling to life, wind sculpted trees growing in dune swales, a strong sun beating down on the very openness that are the banks. The campground reflects this stark beauty. The sites themselves are appealing, but they are exposed to wind, s
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Best Time to Go:
Friday of Easter weekend through mid-October
This travel guide comes from:
The Best In Tent Camping: The Carolinas Guide Book