Caption: Two American River Otters share a Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge moment. Their main diet consists of fish, crayfish turtles and various amphibians. Multiple otter sightings have also been reported on Pea Island and Alligator River National Wildlife Refuges.
Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is one of six national wildlife refuges in the Coastal North Carolina National Wildlife Refuges Complex. Pocosin Lakes Visitor Center, located in Columbia, NC, is open 9am to 4pm whenever volunteer staffing is available.