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Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge

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The Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge is a sprawling area in Chesterfield County that encompasses over 46,000 acres. Created to protect a threatened and diminishing ecosystem in 1939, the area is made up of sandy soils, longleaf pines and wiregrass. The ecosystem is home to nearly 200 species of birds and over 40 species of reptiles. Hunt, fish, bike and hike, and be sure to keep your eye out for the endangered Red-Cockaded Woodpecker! The Refuge is home to the largest population of these endangered birds in the National Wildlife Refuge System. Free.

23734 U.S. Highway 1
McBee, SC 29101
(803) 335-8401
Open Daily: one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset
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