Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge


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Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge

Address:23734 US Hwy 1
McBee, SC 29101

Phone:843-335-8401
Fax:843-375-8406
Web: www.fws.gov/carolinasandhills
Established: 1939.
Location:Northeastern South Carolina.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, picnic area, auto tour route, trails, observation towers, photography blind.
Activities:Bicycling, fishing, hiking, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge is one of the Southeast's premier sites for viewing the rapidly diminishing longleaf pine and wiregrass ecosystem. Site also offers habitat protection for the Pine Barrens tree frog, southern bald eagle, eastern cougar, and red-cockaded woodpecker.
Habitats: 45,348 acres of longleaf pine/wiregrass interspersed with scrub oak, creek bottom hardwoods, croplands, lakes, and ponds.
Access: Open during daylight hours.
Wild life: Red-cockaded woodpecker (endangered), mallards, black ducks, pintails, wood ducks, Canada geese, eastern wild turkey, raccoon, opossum, and beaver.

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