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Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge

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Amazing Turtle Walk

The refuge is home to the most amazing turtle nesting site. We were privileged to take a turtle... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Everett, Washington
Relaxing Walk at Archie Carr NWR on Vero Beach

As we drove north along H.W. A1A on 29 November we stopped at this wildlife refuge on Vero Beach... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2017
Belleville, Canada
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1339 20th St, Vero Beach, FL 32960-3559
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

The refuge is home to the most amazing turtle nesting site. We were privileged to take a turtle walk and watched as a loggerhead turtle laid her eggs in a nest, covered it up and made her way back to the ocean. The refuge is...More

Thank MishaD65
Reviewed December 16, 2017

As we drove north along H.W. A1A on 29 November we stopped at this wildlife refuge on Vero Beach. It was late in the beach season and there were not a lot of people there but there were a few enjoying a sunny autumn day....More

Thank rcp148
Reviewed May 16, 2017

A beautiful place to visit. Very educational and enjoyed the walk and beautiful ocean. Very clean and well kept. Will go back

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Learn about turtles see nests and even volunteer to walk beach to find new nests to label There are different events so check website

2  Thank Michele L
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

Nothing there, a building ,poor , very poor, guess that's what your government tax money does for you😜

2  Thank roaming_runkels
Reviewed July 28, 2016

We recently attended a night guided tour and saw a loggerhead turtle laying eggs, covering her nest, and returning to the water. Where else in the world can you see something like this?! There is also a very interesting and informative Visitor Center. There were...More

1  Thank Fish-T
Reviewed June 13, 2016

We booked for one of the volunteer led turtle sea walks to see a loggerhead turtle laying it's eggs. An exceptional experience which I would recommend anyone visiting June or July looks to visiting the Barrier Island Sanctuary

Thank daveandchell
Reviewed October 21, 2015

We stopped by the Barrier Island Sanctuary Education Center, which is the Visitor Center for the Archie Carr Refuge, and loved it. The Center itself had so many exhibits about the local nature life and the ones with live animals were fantastic. We had never...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Sometimes I feel I should not tell people about a truly wonderful place I have found because I fear when I want to go back it will be crowded. However, I here it is. The Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge is both educational and entertaining....More

5  Thank Harry G
Reviewed August 22, 2015

Both adults and children will enjoy a very informative and impressive conservation effort made by Archie Carr that will be around for generations I hope. I have lived in Florida for many years close to the ocean plus known many marine biologists & still learned...More

1  Thank Karen B
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July 21, 2017|
Response from roaming_runkels | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about that. Personally, I would contact the marine center. Maybe you could help.. Being a part of it could be the best thing that you have ever experienced...