Santee National Wildlife Refuge


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Santee National Wildlife Refuge

Address:2125 Fort Watson Rd
Summerton, SC 29148

Phone:803-478-2217
Fax:803-478-2314
Web: southeast.fws.gov/santee
Established: 1942.
Location:North side of Lake Marion.
Facilities:Visitor center, trails, auto tour route, boat ramp.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge is a major wintering area for ducks, geese and swans, as well as a nesting and stopover area for neotropical migratory birds, raptors, shore and wading birds..
Habitats: 15,095 acres of mixed hardwoods and pine hardwoods, pine plantations, marsh, croplands, old fields, ponds, impoundments, and open water.
Access: Open during daylight hours.
Wild life: Red-cockaded woodpecker, bald eagle, and American alligator (all endangered), ducks, geese and swans, shrews, moles bats, river otter, bobcat, long-tailed weasel, and white-tailed deer.

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