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Office Headquarters at Mackay Island are open Monday – Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Closed on all federal holidays

The physical and mailing address to the refuge headquarters: 

Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge

P.O. Box 39

316 Marsh Causeway

Knotts Island, North Carolina  27950

Phone: 252-429-3100


Directions to Refuge Headquarters:

The refuge office is located in North Carolina, one mile south of the Virginia state line on NC Route 615.

  • From the north (or by road) - To get to the refuge directly by highway, follow Princess Anne Road 11 miles south of Pungo, Va (near Chesapeake, VA).


  • From the south- take the Knotts Island Ferry (Free) from Currituck Courthouse on US Highway 168 and follow SR 615 north. The refuge office is located on SR 615 approximately 8.1 miles north.


Page Photo Credits — Mackay Island Road by Bob Glennon
Last Updated: Dec 09, 2015
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