Have you ventured on Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge to catch a glimpse of some of the island’s longtime residents in their natural habitat? The 4053 acres has 14 miles of hiking and biking trails where you can enjoy the sites of natural wildlife. head to the Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge. The land comprises Pinckney Island, Corn Island, Big and Little Harry Islands, Buzzard Island and numerous small hammocks. Bring your camera because you will most likely catch a glimpse of shorebirds, alligators, herons and other wildlife. Located 10 miles north of downtown Hilton Head, Pinckney Island is open daily from sunrise to sunset and it is free of charge. Pack a bag of beverages and snacks and don’t forget the sunscreen and bug spray.
Alligators, stinging insects, poison ivy and snakes are prevalent throughout the refuge. Remember never feed or harass the animals. Since overgrowth on some trails can conceal some of the refuge’s more dangerous critters, keep your guard up and tread carefully.
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