Alligator River/Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
P. O. Box 1969
Manteo, North Carolina 27954

Contact: Bonnie Strawser - 252-473-1131

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News Release

August 30, 2012

Take a Break from Back to School on a FREE Tram Tour

Join us on Saturday, September 8 from 9:00 to Noon as we search for black bears and other wildlife at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. This free tour will help you unwind while you take in the beauty of the wildlands and wildlife around you. Bring the whole family for an escape from the hectic workweek! Or come alone and enjoy the peaceful surroundings of the refuge while meeting some new friends. No reservations are required for the tour. Just show up the Creef Cut Trail parking lot at Milltail Road and HWY 64 and get onboard! After the tour, be sure to check out the new National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center on the north end of Roanoke Island. Turn left at the blinking light in Manns Harbor and wind your way through the town to the "Old Manns Harbor Bridge". After crossing the Sound, look for the sign on the right side of the road just before Ft Raleigh. You'll be amazed at the interactive displays and dioramas. You'll even be able to learn about Buffalo City while watching a short multi-sensory production. For questions or more information, call Cindy Heffley at 252-475-4180.

Tram riders enjoy a trip around the refuge on a recent tour. Photo Credit: USFWS