Barrier Island Sanctuary

Located inside the Archie Carr National Refuge, Barrier Island Sanctuary is a 34-acre sanctuary that offers nature enthusiasts and visitors a place to explore the barrier island’s diverse habitats through interactive exhibits at the Management and Education Center and hiking/nature trail. TRAIL HOURS: October through April: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM May through September: 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM ACTIVITIES: Management & Education Center Gift Shop Interactive Exhibit Auditorium Library and Classroom Events Eco-Explorers Camp Environmental Education Guided Walks Hiking (1-mile trail loop) Kayak Launch Wildlife Observation

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Barrier Island Sanctuary Interior Exhibits
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5 Things you Should Know About Sea Turtle Season on the Space Coast

Space for Sea Turtles Florida’s Space Coast is a sea turtle’s paradise, with 72 miles of coastline, there’s plenty of space for these incredible marine animals to make their nests and lay clutches upon clutches of eggs. Sea Turtle season is a particularly exciting but sensitive time on the Space...

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