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Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, NC

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Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge

Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge was established on March 14, 1984. It contains 152,195 acres which lie on the mainland portions of Dare and Hyde Counties, North Carolina. The Refuge is roughly...[more]

Address

708 N Hwy 64
Manteo, NC 27954
Phone:252-473-1131
Email:alligatorriver@fws.gov

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Directions

Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is located on the mainland of Dare and Hyde Counties, 15 miles west of Manteo, North Carolina. The Refuge Administrative Office is located on Roanoke Island (in Manteo) on U.S. Highway 64. To reach the Refuge, take U.S. Highway 64 west from Manteo, cross the Croatan Sound onto mainland Dare County, and continue west to the Refuge entrance. Signs direct visitors to the Refuge Field Headquarters, Creef Cut Wildlife Trail, and Buffalo City Road. Manteo is serviced by the Norfolk International Airport (2 hour drive north) and Raleigh-Durham International Airport (4 hour drive west). For complete directions from all points, see http://alligatorriver.fws.gov/ardirections.html

Activities
  • AUTO TOURING AUTO TOURING
  • BOATING BOATING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HUNTING HUNTING
  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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