Maritime Hammock Sanctuary

  • 6200 S Highway A1A Melbourne, FL 32935
  • Phone: (321) 723-3556
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The Maritime Hammock Sanctuary is a 150-acre sanctuary located inside the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge west of A1A on Melbourne's barrier island. The sanctuary features a hiking trail with 2 bridges, boardwalk over wetland areas, and an observation deck over a marsh pond- Visitors experience a variety of protected barrier island habitats: coastal strand, maritime hammock, and mangrove forests. A portion of the Maritime Hammock Sanctuary was once the site of an exotic plant nursery.