Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge

Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge

Address:38 Mattamuskeet Rd
Swanquarter, NC 27885

Phone:252-926-4021
Fax:252-926-1743
Web: mattamuskeet.fws.gov
Established: 1934.
Location:9 miles east of Swan Quarter, North Carolina.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, viewing sites, observation towers, hiking trails (under development), auto tour route, boat ramps.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, crabbing, hunting, hiking, educational programs.
Special Features:Mattamuskeet lies in the middle of the Atlantic Flyway and provides a valuable wintering area for thousands of geese and 22 species of ducks.
Habitats: 50,180 acres total: Lake Mattamuskeet encompasses approximately 40,000 acres, and the remainder is marsh, timber, and croplands.
Access: Year round during daylight hours.
Wild life: Osprey, bald eagles, peregrine falcons, deer, bobcats, ottters, gray foxes, occasionally black bear and red wolf.

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