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Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge is a national wildlife refuge located on North Carolina's Pea Island, a coastal barrier island and part of a chain of islands known as the Outer Banks, adjacent to Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The sanctuary is located 10 miles (16 km) south of Nags Head, North Carolina on NC 12.Add Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge to your Rodanthe travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Rodanthe vacation planning app.
The refuge's objectives are to provide nesting, resting, and wintering habitat for migratory birds, including the greater snow geese and other migratory waterfowl, shorebirds, wading birds, raptors, and neotropical migrants, as well as habitat and protection for endangered and threatened species. Objectives also include providing opportunities for public enjoyment of wildlife and wildlands resources. Public use programs focus on interpretation, environmental education, wildlife observation, wildlife photography, and fishing.
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge reviews
It was hotter than we expected for this time of the year, but we took a walk out along the boardwalk to see if any of the water fowl were near the banks. No. There were a great many birdwatchers... more »
If you go - and I recommend you do if in OBX - keep in mind that they're doing a lot work on the dunes due to the hurricanes, so there is heavy equipment moving around in some places. No easy beach... more »
The shelling here was absolutely bonkers. I truly appreciate the 8 foot deep 'hole of death' that you can stuff your lobsters in. There was a man.....
I quite enjoyed the visit to Pea Island. Many sticks everywhere. Much beach. Very island. There was man...
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