Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge

Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex
1000 Business Center Dr, Suite 10
Savannah, GA 31405

Phone:912-832-4608
Fax:912-832-4002
Web: www.fws.gov/harrisneck
Established: 1962.
Location:50 miles south of Savannah on the east coast of Georgia.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, trails, auto tour route (4 miles), fishing piers.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, bicycling, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Boating access to refuge tidal waters and Blackbeard Island can be gained from a public boat ramp located on the Barbour River (at the end of Harris Neck Road).
Habitats: 2,824 acres of saltwater marsh, grassland, mixed deciduous woods, and cropland.
Access: Open during daylight hours. Some portions of the refuge may be closed seasonally to protect wildlife from human disturbance..
Wild life: Egrets, herons, mallards, gadwalls, teals, wood storks, feral hogs, deer, alligators..

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Additional colonies were sought but not found on buildings surrounding the docks in Darien, as well as buildings near similar habitat in Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge and Fort McAllister State Park.
In 1988, wood storks arrived at Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge near the Georgia coast.
So do Blackbeard Island, Cumberland Island, and Harris Neck national wildlife refuges.

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