Fodor's Expert Review Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge

Ocracoke Island Body Of Water/Waterfall

Hyde County's Lake Mattamuskeet is the largest natural lake in North Carolina. Fed only by rainwater and runoff, the lake is 3 feet below sea level. Once drained for farmland, the reclaimed 40,000-acre lake is the centerpiece of a 50,000-acre wildlife refuge that echoes with the calls of some 800 bird and wildlife species including beautiful tundra swans who call the lake their winter home.

Body Of Water/Waterfall Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

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85 Mattamuskeet Rd.
Swan Quarter, North Carolina  27885, USA

252-926–4021-Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge

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