Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge is 6.1 mi. s. off SR 20 on SR 445 at 1730 Eastern Neck Rd. Migrating and wintering waterfowl, including ducks, geese and swans, come to this 2,285-acre island refuge to feed and rest. Visitors can view wildlife and the bay from nearly 9 miles of roads and walking trails. A water trail for paddlers encircles the refuge. Southern bald eagles and a variety of mammals, amphibians and reptiles can be seen. Boardwalks, viewing platforms and interpretive kiosks also are available. A 1920s east coast gunning skiff and a collection of carved wooden decoys are on display.
Daily 7:30 a.m.-30 minutes after sunset. Visitor center daily 10-4, Apr.-Dec.; 11-3, rest of year. Visitor center is staffed by volunteers; phone ahead to confirm availability. Closed major holidays. Allow 30 minutes minimum.