This eastern North Carolina wildlife refuge protects and preserves habitat for a variety of wildlife, including red wolves, American alligators, black bears, red-cockaded woodpeckers and a variety of migratory birds. Fishing, hunting, paddling, wildlife observation, photography, environmental education, biking and hiking are allowed here, and FWS staff provides programs here year round. Programs include bear-watching tours, red wolf howling programs, tram tours, canoe tours, van tours, birding trips and more.
Address: U.S. Hwy. 64, mainland Dare County
Hours: Daily during daylight hours
Cost: Free (cost for some programs)