History of Currituck
Learn about the area from when it was used by Native Americans to the present day.
Issues of Importance
Currituck National Wildlife Refuge seeks solutions to combat habitat loss and hydrology changes. Learn more about this important work!
Six exotic species are present within the area and are impacting or have the potential to impact refuge lands.
Take a Sneak Peek
There's nothing like experiencing this refuge in person, but take a sneak peek to give you a hint of what's in store for you here!Virtual Tour of Currituck
About the Complex
Includes Alligator River, Pea Island, Pocosin Lakes, Mackay Island, Currituck, and Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuges
Currituck is managed as part of the North Carolina Coastal Plain National Wildlife Refuges Complex.
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About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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Prairie warblers are commonly found nesting on the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge in the spring and summer. They spend the winter in Central America and the West Indies. They are found in scrubby fields and regenerating forests throughout the eastern and south-central United States.Learn More
Hooded warblers are occasionally on the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge in the fall. It does nest on the refuge, but it is not common to find it in the spring and summer during nesting season. They spend the winter in Central America and the West Indies. They are found in forested wetlands with shrubby understory throughout the eastern and south-central United States.Learn More
Birders flock to Currituck National Wildlife Refuge in search of the secretive King Rail. This bird is elusive and prefers very specific wetland habitat
Last Updated: Dec 21, 2015