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Rules and Regulations

Piping plovers - USFWS.


  • The refuge is open from sunrise to sunset, except for individuals surf fishing on Morris Island, which is permitted 24 hours a day.  
  • Dogs are allowed on refuge property, but must be on a short leash.  
  • Bonfires are not allowed on refuge property.  
  • There are no trash cans on Morris Island, we have a carry-in, carry-out policy. 
  • Kayaks and canoes are not allowed to push off from the Morris Island visitor parking area. 
  • The removal of shells, stones, or any form of natural life is prohibited on the refuge. 
  • Stay on designated trails and avoid roped off or marked off areas. 
  • The refuge parking lot is for use by visitors of the refuge only. The use of refuge parking to pick up or drop off from private vessels is prohibited. 
Last Updated: Sep 11, 2013
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