A number of wildlife-dependent recreational activities are available to refuge visitors year-round including hiking, bicycling, wildlife observation and photography, fishing, and hunting during specified seasons.
This coastal, back-barrier island, adjacent to Hilton Head, has a moderate deer population that is kept in check by an annual, one-day shotgun hunt, typically held in early November. Deer can be found all over the hunting area, which includes 1,000 acres of uplands.
In addition to the conservation of wildlife and habitat, the Refuge System offers a wide variety of quality fishing opportunities. Fishing programs promote understanding and appreciation of natural resources and their management on all lands and waters in the Refuge System.
Pinckney Island NWR maintians over 14 miles of gravel road and grass trails that provide visitors access to all parts of the refuge and are perfect for bicycling. In fact, due to the linear nature of Pinckney's main road, bicycling is the most efficient way to get the most out of your visit. E-...
The diverse habitats at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge attract an abundance of wildlife throughout the year, providing excellent wildlife viewing opportunities. Over 14 miles of hiking and biking trails are maintained to provide access to all parts of the refuge.
Pinckney Island NWR maintians over 14 miles of gravel road and grass trails that provide visitors access to all parts of the refuge. A less than 2-mile hike from the parking area to Ibis Pond will provide a great overview of the refuge's scenic habitat and abundant wildlife. Those...
Perhaps the fastest growing activity on National Wildlife Refuges in the past ten years has been wildlife photography. That’s not surprising when you consider the popularity of digital cameras and cell phones with ever-improving picture-taking abilities. The number of nature photographers has...
You are exiting the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service website
You are being directed to
We do not guarantee that the websites we link to comply with Section 508 (Accessibility Requirements) of the Rehabilitation Act. Links also do not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.