Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge

5821 Highway 17 N
Awendaw, SC 29429


A stretch of barrier islands and salt marshes that make up one of the nation's most outstanding wildlife refuges. The 66,287-acre refuge is a true wilderness experience. A contracted tour boat leaves several times a week from Garris Landing for a day-trip to Bulls Island. The Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center at 5821 Hwy 17 N in Awendaw is operated jointly by Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge and the Francis Marion National Forest. The center includes refuge and forest exhibits, classrooms, a film, live endangered Red wolves and interpretive trails.

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5821 Highway 17 N
Awendaw, SC 29429

Phone: 843-928-3264
Fax: 843-928-3803


  • Admission : Free
  • Days and Hours of Operation : Visitors Center Tu-Sa 9am-5pm; Refuge sunrise to sunset
  • Days and Holidays Closed : Su, M and all federal holidays
  • Checks Accepted
  • Visa/Master Card
  • Biking