Calendar of Events at Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge

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Calendar of Events at Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge

Events at Mackay Island include Open Roads Days, when roads normally closed to public vehicle access are opened for wildlife viewing and fishing access, and refuge deer hunts. The calendar of events is updated annually, typically in June.

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Congress established Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge on December 30, 1960, to protect migratory birds and their habitats and conserve endangered and threatened species. The refuge is located on Knotts Island in Currituck County, North Carolina, and includes lands in Virginia Beach, Virginia...
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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages an unparalleled network of public lands and waters called the National Wildlife Refuge System. With more than 570 refuges spanning the country, this system protects iconic species and provides some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities on Earth.
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Wildlife viewing
Wildlife refuges
Visitor services