By Mike Freeman

Gulf Fritillary On Aster

Equipment Info
OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. E-510
State/Province/Region
SC
Country
US
Nearest Area
Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge
Town
Hilton Head Island
Brief Directions

The refuge is located in Beaufort County, South Carolina and is 1/2 miles west of Hilton Head Island off of U.S. Highway 278. The island is bounded by Skull Creek (the Intracoastal Waterway) on the east, Mackay Creek on the west, and its northern tip faces Port Royal Sound. From I-95, take SC Exit 8 east towards Hilton Head Island approximately 16 miles to the entrance gate on the left.

Description

Pinckney Island NWR is a wonderful example of coastal Carolina habitat. It's small and easily covered by bike while closed to cars. Their native plant butterfly garden is wonderful and maintained by volunteers.

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Date Added
November 24, 2009
Date Taken
November 24, 2009

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