Established in the lowcounty in 1932 as a migratory bird refuge, Cape Romain NWR encompasses a 22-mile segment of the southeast Atlantic coast. The refuge consists of 66, 267 acres which include a fascinating expanse of barrier islands, salt marshes, intricate coastal waterways, long sandy beaches, fresh and brackish water impoundments, and maritime forest. The refuge headquarters and Sewee Visitor Center on US Highway 17 and the maintenance shop at Garris Landing are the only mainland sites. The remainder of the refuge is accessible only by boat. Points of interest include Bulls Island, Cape Island, and Lighthouse Island where two lighthouses, no longer operational, still stand.

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Cape Romain
U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service site containing refuge facts, natural history information, event calendar, management objectives, and contact information.
Cape Romain Bird Observatory
Promotes the conservation of southeastern U.S. birds and the ecosystems they inhabit. Includes details on programs, volunteer opportunities, photos, and events.
Gorp: Cape Romain
Overview including activities.
Wildernet: Cape Romain
Overview including map and recreational information.
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