CAPE ROMAIN NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE 5801 Highway 17 North Awendaw, South Carolina 29429
Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1932 to provide wintering habitat for migratory birds. Cape Romain's 64,000 acres encompass a 20-mile segment of the Atlantic coast and include barrier islands, salt marshes, coastal waterways, fresh and brackish water impoundments, and maritime forest. Of the land areas, 28,000 acres are preserved within the National Wilderness Preservation System. <P>
The Refuge headquarters and Sewee Center are located about 20 miles north of Charleston, South Carolina on U.S. Highway 17. Garris Landing is about 17 miles north of Charleston just off U.S. Highway 17: From U.S. 17, turn right onto Sewee Rd. Follow Sewee Rd. for 3 miles and turn right onto Bull Island Rd. for 1.5 miles.