Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge
|Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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|Location||Hyde County, North Carolina, United States|
|Nearest city||Swan Quarter, North Carolina|
|Area||16,411 acres (66.41 km2)|
|Governing body||U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service|
|Website||Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge|
The Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge is located in Hyde County, North Carolina near the village of Swan Quarter. The area is a federally protected land and home to many species of wildlife and waterfowl. The refuge is administered from the nearby Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge. The refuge has a total area of 16,411 acres (66.41 km2).
Approximately half the refuge was designated a part of Swanquarter Wilderness.
Great Island, located in the Pamlico Sound, is located entirely within the wildlife refuge.
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