Relax, learn and
Register Park is located overlooking the serene marsh and the busy
Intracoastal Waterway on the northern coast of
Oak Island. An extensive
T-shaped pier and sheltered Picnic Area are provided to allow visitors
to take full advantage of the scenic views while sport fishing or
enjoying a quiet meal.
The Nature Center, which is fully handicap accessible, provides a
multitude of opportunities to explore local surroundings.
Stroll through the Talking Trees Walking Trail and visit local flora and
fauna both in-person and interactively. Thanks to an interactive trail
program, you merely push a button on the plaque provided in front of a
tree and you can listen to a description of their species.
Relax on a strategically placed park bench within the continually active
Butterfly Garden. Enjoy the sounds of the fountain, the beautiful
flowering plants, and watch the many species of butterflies that dance
around the blooms. Pretty butterfly houses are strategically placed to
encourage continued nesting in this area.
Adults and children alike will love the up-close look at the environment
that is available inside the Nature Center building. There are
educational exhibits, live animal displays, and of course, binoculars to
get a close-up view. Special programs and classes are available.
Separate restroom facilities are provided on the premises and are fully