1000 Business Center Dr., Ste., Savannah Georgia 31405
Established in 1930 as a sanctuary for migratory birds, Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge includes Wolf Island (4,519 acres), Egg Island (593 acres), and Little Egg Island (14 acres). All of the refuge has been designated Wilderness. Large expanses of marshes, marshy hammocks, and tidal creeks separate the refuge from the mainland. More than 75 percent of the refuge itself is composed of saltwater marshes where birds hide and feed but do not nest. Scaups, scoters, black ducks, mergansers, and buffleheads are the most commonly seen species. Loggerhead sea turtles and diamondback terrapins have been known to share the wealth.
Although the saltwater regions of the refuge are open to recreational activities consisting primarily of fishing, the marshes, beaches, and uplands are closed entirely to human visitation.
Other Wildlife Viewing nearby:
(Rincon) Effingham Animal Hospital
(Ellabelle) Ogeechee Outpost
(Savannah) Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge
05/22 Coming to The Savannah area
Vidalia Onion Festival Vidalia GA April18-21 Cooking School, Miss and Little Miss Vidalia Onion Pageants, Onion Maze, Onion Cook-off, Tasting Competition, The Onion Run, parades, carnival, rodeo, street dance, onion shootgun shoot, as well as a Dutch oven cooking demonstration.
Woodbine Crawfish Festival Woodbine GA April26-27 The annual Crawfish Festival is a family oriented event and offers something for all ages from children's amusements to arts & crafts, to cloggers, square dancers and live bands.
Colleton County Rice Festival Walterboro SC April26-28 Rice Run-Walk, Dog Show, Open Car Show. Performance by Common Ground.
Sacred Heart Garden Festival Augusta GA April26-28 Historic Sacred Heart Cultural Center in downtown Augusta, GA will be the focus for classic southern gardening during its annual garden festival. Join us as we celebrate the advent of spring and raise funds to support the magnificent sacred heart cultural center.
Hazlehurst BBQ Fest Hazlehurst GA May3-4 The competition is sanctioned by the Georgia Barbecue Association.
Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival Fernandina Beach FL May3-5 The town of Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island, Florida is the birthplace of the modern, motorized shrimping industry. The origin of our Shrimp Festival was an annual spring shrimp boat race, during which the shrimpers' wives served shrimp dishes.