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Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, FL

Fish and Wildlife Service

Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

Pelican Island holds a unique place in American history, because on March 14, 1903, President Theodore Roosevelt designated it as the Nation's first National Wildlife Refuge to protect brown pelicans and...[more]

Address

1339 20th Street
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone:772-562-3909
Email:pelicanisland@fws.gov

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Directions

From I-95, take Exit 156 towards Sebastian via CR 512 to US 1. There are opportunities to view the historic island's bird life on guided boat tours through local tour operators or kayak. There are 2 local tour operators off US 1, and one located in Sebastian Inlet State Park off of A1A. Contact the Indian River Chamber of Commerce for more information by calling 772/567-3491 or visit http://vero-beach.fl.us/chamber/visitor.html and look at their recreation pages under "Fishing and Watersports."

Activities
  • BOATING BOATING
  • FISHING FISHING
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