Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region

Map and Directions

The refuge is located in Beaufort County, South Carolina and is 1/2 mile west of Hilton Head Island off of U.S. Highway 278. The island lies between Skull Creek (the Intracoastal Waterway) and Mackay Creek. Its northern tip faces Port Royal Sound.


From I-95:  Take SC Exit 8 east towards Hilton Head Island approximately 16 miles to the entrance gate on the left.


From Hilton Head Island:  Exit the island via US 278 West, and the refuge entrance will be on your right approximately 1/2 mile.


GPS Coordinates:  N 32° 13.727’; W 80° 47.141’

Last Updated: May 1, 2012