Bird Island Reserve

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Sunset Beach, NC 28468- Map It
(910) 962-2998

AAA Editor Notes

Bird Island Reserve is accessible from the southernmost end of Sunset Beach; walk .4-mi s.w. from the beach boardwalk access at Main and 40th sts. This 1,481-acre reserve sits on an undeveloped barrier island with dunes, salt marshes, tidal creeks, grassland and untouched shoreline. It is a protected nesting ground for loggerhead sea turtles and serves as an outdoor laboratory for researchers studying coastal ecosystems. Note: Restroom facilities are not available. Bicycles are permitted. Pets on leash are allowed. Picnicking is permitted.
Free.
Hours: Daily dawn-dusk.