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“Nice Park”

Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge
Ranked #6 of 115 things to do in Hilton Head
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Encompassing four islands and 4,000 acres, the refuge aims to preserve and protect endangered natural habitats and species. At 1,200 acres, Pinckney is the largest of the refuge's islands and the only one open to the public.
Reviewed October 25, 2013

The park has a nice wide walking area with views of the marsh land and a couple of ponds/swamps. You can see several different birds, turtles and even alligators. There's a small butterfly garden as well full of butterflies. It was a nice area for a walk or bike ride. Please beware that there are no bathrooms, no water fountains and no picnic tables and parking is limited.

Thank kfieldh34
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

Our youngest son thoroughly enjoyed the Junior Ranger Program and we found the rangers to be kind and helpful..

Thank ChristinaAbbott
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

First rate, great place to get away from the hustle and bustle and enjoy nature. Very well maintained, and a gem because it's free.

Thank jay b
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Reviewed October 18, 2013

This place is really interesting. It has long walking trails where you see amazing wildlife (lots of birds, turtles, frogs, banana spiders, etc.). If you want something field-trippy, this is definitely a nice change of pace from your standard beach days.

Thank Roman H
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Reviewed October 6, 2013

We were on Hilton Head during the Government Shut Down and the refuge was closed. My family was very disappointed that we could not enter the refuge. I guess the government won this round and impacted our vacation in some way.

4  Thank Russell C
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