|The Barrier Island Sanctuary and Education Center|
8385 S Hwy A1A, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951
Barrier Island Sanctuary is a thirty-four acre natural preserve consisting of an interpretive hiking trail that weaves through a cross section of all the barrier island habitats and an educational center that provides a focal point for the Archie Carr Refuge and the associated barrier island by providing exhibit space, a presentation hall, and ongoing educational programs that promote stewardship of the area’s fragile natural resources. Guided sea turtle hikes are conducted in June and July by reservation only!
Habitats: dune, coastal strand, maritime hammock, and mangrove forest
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