Refuge trails, boardwalks, and kiosks provide family-friendly wildlife viewing areas. The refuge provides public access to many beaches within Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge including Golden Sands, Treasure Shores and more. Need help navigating? Print your own trail map or pick up a brochure when you arrive on the refuge.
Barrier Island Sanctuary Trail
Open: Year Round
Length: .75 mile
The start of the Barrier Island Sanctuary Trail is located at the Barrier Island Center along with the visitor center at 8385 S Hwy A1A, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951. The trail leads to beach access and is a great opportunity to see a maritime hammock and beach dune ecosystem.
Sebastian Inlet State Park Hammock Trail
Length: 0.9 mile
Sebastian Inlet State Park Hammock Trail is a 0.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Melbourne Beach, Florida that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and nature trips and is accessible year-round.