National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center
Southeast Region

Directions to the National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center

Address:
100 Conservation Way
Manteo, NC 27954

General Directions:
Conservation Way (the entrance road to the National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center) is located on the southeast side of US Highway 64 Business, just southwest of the entrance to Ft. Raleigh National Historic Site, The Lost Colony, and the Elizabethan Gardens.

GPS Coordinates: 35.931569 N 75.710703 W

Directions Map

Directions From North (Norfolk and Currituck Area):

Take US 168 south. US 168 becomes US 158 about 18 miles south of the NC/VA line. Continue on US 158 for about 23 miles. At this point you will cross the Wright Memorial Bridge across the Currituck Sound. After the bridge continue on US 158 through Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, and Nags Head. At the south end of Nags Head, US 158 will transition to US 64 west. Continue on US 64 across one small and one large bridge onto Roanoke Island. Take a right at the second light going North on Highway 64 business into Manteo. After about 4.5 miles turn left at the sign for the National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center.

Directions From West (Raleigh Area):

Take US 64 east from Raleigh. Travel east on US 64 for approximately 3 hours (at posted highway speeds). Approximately 12 miles east of the town of Columbia, US 64 will cross the Alligator River. After about 13.5 miles cross the Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge onto Roanoke Island. Turn left at the first traffic light going North on Highway 64 business into Manteo. After about 4.5 miles turn left at the sign for the National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center.

Directions From South (Hatteras Area):

Travel north on Highway 12 through Frisco, Buxton, Avon, Waves, Salvo and Rodanthe to the Whalebone Junction traffic light. Turn left onto Highway 64 West. Cross one small and one large bridge onto Roanoke Island. Take a right at the second light going North on Highway 64 business into Manteo. After about 4.5 miles turn left at the sign for the National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center.

Last Updated: 8/6/14