Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge


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Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Alligator River NWR
PO Box 1969
Manteo, NC 27954

Phone:252-473-1131
Fax:252-473-1668
Web: www.fws.gov/peaisland
Established: 1937.
Location:On Hatteras Island on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Facilities:Visitor center, viewing sites, hiking trails (é).
Activities:Boating, canoeing, hiking, beachcombing, fishing, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge is home to more than 365 species of birds, 25 species of mammals, 24 species of reptiles, and 5 species of amphibians..
Habitats: 5,834 acres of ocean beach, barrier dunes, salt flats, salt marshes, and fresh and brackish water ponds. Site also include 25,700 acres of Proclamation Boundary waters.
Access: Open year round during daylight hours.
Wild life: Ducks, geese, tundra swans, herons, egrets, terns, piping plovers, ospreys, peregrine falcons, loggerhead sea turtles, and muskrats.

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