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    Discover all Cape Romain has to offer in the intricate network of waterways and islands !

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    Find your inspiration in nature among the beautiful vistas of Cape Romain !

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    Observe the wildlife of Cape Romain— from oystercatchers to alligators !

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    Experience the diversity of life and habitats throughout Cape Romain and learn how you can help safeguard our beautiful natural places !

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    Learn about Cape Romain’s efforts to protect our natural resources in the Comprehensive Conservation Plan !

Interesting Facts

A Rich History

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From the Sewee Indians to pirates, from a Confederate tower to two nineteenth-century lighthouses, Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge houses a rich history across the refuge’s maze of tidal creeks, marshes, and barrier islands.

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About the Complex

The South Carolina Lowcountry Refuges Complex

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The South Carolina Lowcountry Refuges Complex includes four national wildlife refuges, which are Cape Romain, Waccamaw, Santee, and Ace Basin. Visit them all if you can.

Cape Romain is managed as part of the The South Carolina Lowcountry Refuges Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Brown Pelicans, Photo Credit: Felicia Sanders, Least Tern, Photo Credit: Edward Crawford, Cape Romain Lighthouses, Photo Credit: Ricky Wrenn, Loggerhead Hatchling, Photo Credit: Laura Smith, Sewee Center, Photo Credit: Tricia Midgett, Outdoor Kids, Photo Credit: Vickie Griffin
Last Updated: Oct 12, 2016


  • Cape Romain NWR Sites Open

    October 12, 2016

    Refuge Headquarters, Garris Landing and Sewee Visitor Center open. Bulls Island public dock closed.

    Cape Romain NWR Sites Open
  • Cape Romain Lighthouse Tour October 23rd

    Cape Romain LighthouseOctober 23, 2016

    Travel through the refuge Wilderness Area to Lighthouse Island to see the 1857 & 1827 historic lighthouses

    Lighthouse Tours 2016
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