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Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

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Fun river walk stop

Great place to stop on the way to the beach and Nags head. You need tostop at the visitors center... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2018
D'Wayne H
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Outstanding natural habital for snow geese, bears and many other wonderful dights

Took a 2 day visit there awhile back and had a great time. We saw lots of birds, bears and... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
TeeWayne
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Cary, North Carolina
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205 S Ludington Dr, Columbia, NC 27925-9687
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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Great place to stop on the way to the beach and Nags head. You need tostop at the visitors center, wildlife museum, and take a walk along thereviver board walk. We stop here everytime we pass through.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank D'Wayne H
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Took a 2 day visit there awhile back and had a great time. We saw lots of birds, bears and beautiful scenery.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank TeeWayne
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a nice motorcycle ride to the park. It was beautiful day and the park was very nice very nice. On our tour of the park we saw a large alligator and several Turtles sunbathing. I would highly recommend this park...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank helenmaimone1965
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

We spent a day touring the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, we really enjoyed it! We saw a bear right off and a lot of other animals! Got a lot of great photo’s! It was a great experience, my one complaint is that the routes...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Leo B
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here coming from the OBX. Wildlife center was closed due to AC issues, but bathrooms were open and clean. We also still got to walk on the boardwalk. Our kids really thought this was a cool place to visit and want to come back...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank MarFol725
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Nice leg stretcher through the coastal woods on a long drive on the way to the outer banks of North Carolina.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank D4995SOdavids
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Nice boardwalk along the Scuppernong River. Well maintained. Nice kayak launch too. Nice visit center.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Wendy S
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

The visitor center, focused on nature, is closed from January to march. There is also a welcome center on site which is staffed all year. Here was a wonderful woman, who lived in the area all her life. Told us all about Columbia and the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank chuckland
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Very interesting to learn of flora/fauna of the area. Can take a free boat trip from here every Friday with reservations!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank momdzall
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in and found a lot of info on area Great walk around the inlet Could have spent all afternoon Did find out more info on OBX Gift shop had books like nowhere else Toni Dave Bella

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Bella B
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