Q: When is the Refuge open?


Pinckney is open sunrise to sunset, 7 days a week!

Closed during hunts - click here for information

Q: Is there a fee to get into Pinckney Island?


There is no entrance fee for you to enjoy your time at Pinckney Island!

Q: Can I drive my vehicle through Pinckney Island?

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No, the refuge is not open to automobile access. Visitors are encouraged enter to the parking area then walk or bike in.

Q: What are some prohibited activities on the refuge?

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While there are a lot of great outdoors activities to do at Pinckney Island NWR, we have to make sure both our visitors and wildlife stay safe.

  • No overnight use or camping is permitted
  • Feeding, capturing, or harassment of wildlife
  • Freshwater fishing
  • Taking pickings or cuttings of vegetation

Q: Can I bring my dog with me?

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Pets are not permitted on the refuge unless confined in a vehicle.