Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge

Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge (NWR)

Serves as an important link in the chain of barrier islands, providing excellent habitat for a variety of migratory birds. The refuge's 5,618 acres include maritime forest, salt marsh, freshwater marsh, and beach habitat. Check out our self-guided tour to hear more about Blackbeard Island's fascinating history.

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Blackbeard Island NWR

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