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Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge


category : Wildlife Refuges
Established in 1989, the refuge is home to animals such as deer, otter, beaver, muskrat, and black bear, as well as more than 191 species of migrating birds. Informal trail systems are open to the public for hiking and birdwatching, including the new Charles Kuralt Trail which opened in spring 2000; some of the trails and refuge are only accessible by boat. Hunting by special permit only. Refuge is closed to public during permitted hunts for safety reasons. Special wildlife observation areas along Hwy.13/17 are available seasonably. Special fishing regulations apply in selected tributaries within the refuge boundaries. Fishing is permitted in the Roanoke River proper. Owned and operated by trhe US Fish & Wildlife Service.




Address:
PO Box 430
Windsor, NC 27983
Phone: (252)794-5326


Our Email: roanokeriver@fws.gov
Our Website:www.fws.gov/roanokeriver/

Come visit us in Windsor, North Carolina

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Roanoke/Cashie River Center

Focus on the vast floodplain and bottomland swamp system of the lower Roanoke basin. Historic items on the center property, including an "in situ" brick vault, a 150

Windsor, NC Museums

Historic Hope Plantation

Hope Plantation is located in southern Bertie County on the edge of Roquist Pocosin, four miles west of Windsor, adjacent to NC Highway 308. It was a grant in the 1720

Windsor, NC Historic Homes

Sans Souci Ferry

One of the last two-car inland ferries in the state. Guided by a cable stretched across the river. Ride gives visitor a sense of nature at its best. Saves about 20 miles for locals who want to get to the other side of the Cashie River and could be a shortcut to the Outer Banks for travelers. Free.

Windsor, NC Ferries

Spencer's Snack Bar

Serves a variety of fast foods, ie. hamburgers, hot dogs, and barbecue.

Windsor, NC Other Attractions

Lasca's Restaurant

Italian cuisine, NY style pizza, and the home of the largest stromboli in North Carolina.

Windsor, NC Businesses

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