Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina
South Carolina Charleston County Cape Romain
The Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge is a 64,000-acre Class I Wilderness located in northeast Charleston County. It was established in 1932 as a migratory bird refuge and is accessible only by boat. Today, it is the largest nesting rookery for loggerhead sea turtles outside of Florida, averaging 1,000 nests per year. It is also home to many other endangered species, among them the American kestrel, bald eagle, glossy ibis, least tern, osprey, peregrine falcon, and wood stork. On Bulls Island efforts are being made to assist in the recovery of the red wolf population.
Charleston is the largest city near Cape Romain. Here is a map of the Charleston area.
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