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Map of Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Florida. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Pursuing nesting sea turtles on the beach n Feeding or disturbing wildlife and their nests n Releasing any wild or domestic animal n Searching for and collecting artifacts, plants and animals n Dogs, horses, ATV’s, bicycles and cars on public beaches and foot trails n Creation and use of unauthorized dune foot paths to access the beach n Camping and fires n Use of firearms and hunting Wildlife Emergencies Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Wildlife Alert Hotline: 888/404 3922 (injured or dead sea turtles and manatees; sighting of North Atlantic right whales; illegal feeding of raccoons) Lighting Code Enforcement Offices Outdoor and indoor lights should not be visible from the beach after 10 pm, May through October. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service BOUNDARY Department of the Interior The Archie Carr National Wildlife Consult Manager for current regulations AREA BEYOND THIS SIGN CLOSED U.S. FISH & WILDLIFE SERVICE IO T M R PA Indian River County: 772/226 1249 R DE R Brevard County: 321/633 2086 ©Blair Witherington UNAUTHORIZED ENTRY PROHIBITED Brevard County/Grace Foley These signs indicate the Refuge boundaries and properties owned and managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. There is no visitor access through these properties. NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE EN T OF THE IN TE All public entry prohibited For further information, contact: Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge c/o Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex 1339 20th Street Vero Beach, FL 32960 Phone: 772/562 3909 x 275 Email: ArchieCarr@fws.gov www.fws.gov/ArchieCarr Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge is a unit managed by the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex. National Wildlife Refuges are administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, a federal agency under the Department of Interior. ©Blair Witherington n USFWS/Cheri Ehrhardt Regulations Prohibited Activities n Night-time entry through county public beach accesses ©Blair Witherington Brevard County/Nichole Perna National Wildlife Refuge USFWS/Cheri Ehrhardt ©Blair Witherington ©Blair Witherington Archie Carr Visitor Center Barrier Island Sanctuary Management and Education Center Located in the heart of the Refuge and operated by Brevard County’s Environmentally Endangered Lands Program, the Center offers: n Barrier Island Sanctuary Trail: 3/4-mile with lagoon kayak launch n Hammock Trail at Sebastian Inlet State Park: 1-mile Beach Access All Brevard and Indian River County beach parks within the Refuge are open for day use only. Refuge is an integration of federal, n Exhibits on sea turtles and the barrier island state, county and privately owned lands n Environmental education programs and tours on the barrier island and represents n Auditorium with orientation movies South Brevard County n Coconut Point Park n 3/4-mile foot trail and lagoon kayak launch n Juan Ponce de Leon Landing n Closed on Mondays n Judith Resnick Memorial Park (limited facilities) n Bonsteel Park (limited facilities) n Sebastian Inlet State Park, North Use Area the nation’s most significant land conservation and acquisition initiative to protect sea turtle nesting beaches. The Refuge spans a total of 20.5 linear miles along Florida’s central and southeast Atlantic coast between The Center is located 3 miles north of Sebastian Inlet or 14 miles south of US-192. Address: 8385 South Highway A1A, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951. Phone: 321/723 3556 Wildlife Observation Sea Turtle Watch Programs The best time to view sea turtles is in June and July when guided, night-time sea turtle watch programs are offered. Reservations for the programs are required. County and Wabasso Beach in north Interpretive Foot Trails A total of four trails on the west side of Highway A1A provide unique wildlife observation opportunities within the rare habitats of the barrier island ecosystem. Indian River County and on both sides n Coconut Point Trail: 3/4-mile of Highway A1A. n Maritime Hammock Sanctuary Trail: 2-mile Melbourne Beach in south Brevard North Indian River County n Sebastian Inlet State Park, Day Use Area n Ambersands Beach Access (limited facilities) n Treasure Shores Park n Golden Sands Park Saltwater Fishing Surf fishing is permitted through all designated dune crossovers but outside life-guarded areas. Two ocean jetties and catwalks under the Inlet bridge at Sebastian Inlet State Park provide excellent fishing opportunities. For fishing regulation information and licenses, go to www.myfwc.com or call 888/347 4356. ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! A A A ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! "B " !O Õ rFisherman's n _ ! 3! ! _ ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ± Landing ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ad ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! Wabasso Causeway Park "! !O y 3! _ ( ! P P P P P P !! r n @! ! Õ] _ ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! Sebastian ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! Sebastian y! ! _ Yacht Club ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! The Refuge is open daily from sunrise to sunset and there are no day use fees unless visiting certain areas within Sebastian Inlet State Park. y ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! Visiting the Refuge All visitor facilities and access into the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge are provided by state and county partners. Main St. Boat Ramp ( ! ( ! St. Sebastian River ( ! ( ! ( ! A Environmental Learning Center ach!( Ro ( ! s o Be W!(ab!(as!( !( !( !( ( ! C Ó ? w ? !] ! r n !! Õ A[ ! ] C C C C C r ! Wabasso Beach Park ( ! ( ! (un imp rov ed ( ! ( ! BR EVA RD IAN CO RI V UN ER TY CO UN TY ( ! ( ! ( ! I ND ( ! E C C ( ! P d) Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge Wildlife Observation Deck P 3/4 Miles ( ! r! yB !! @ f! r! n 9! ! _ 3! _ A Pelican Island ! ![ _ South Use Area & Fishing Museum ( ! Joe Michael Memorial Trail 2.5 Miles ( ! Sebastian Inlet State Park The Centennial Trail ( ! !! _[ l ! ( ! Historic Ju ngl e Trail ( ! !! ] _ roa ( ! Entrance to Pelican Island Nat'l Wildlife Refuge Golden Sands Park ( ! Treasure Shores Park Southern Terminus of Archie Carr Nat'l Wildlife Refuge ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! Day Use Area Ambersands Beach Access G! r n !! r _ r ]! ! 3! _ G! r! n r! ! r _ 3! _ r! ! l McLarty Treasure Museum ( ! Atlantic Ocean r! n @! ! f! _ _ { ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! 3 ( ! y! ! l First St. Boat Ramp ( ! Grant ( ! y! ! l ( ! ay ( ! ( ! John Jorgensen Landing P ( ! ( ! Valkaria ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! Melbourne Causeway ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! éééééééééééééééééééééééééééééé ( ! l ) P P ta l W a te r w Wabasso l ) ( ! ( ! P C co a s ( ! ( ! C Intra conservation C no use education E groups only 2 r! n r! ! l! _ _ Õ! ! [! ] P P ( ! ( ! P ( ! ( ! daytime use only Õ! ! [! ] P ( ! ( ! Micco ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! l ) ( ! P Sebastian Inlet State Park 1 Mile C C ( ! camping 2 Miles Miles Hammock Trail 9! y !! Õ B! 3! _ P ( ! National Recreation Trail Archie Carr NWR & Partner Lands Pelican Island NWR State Aquatic Preserve Spoil Island A permitted 1 North Use Area Long Point Park C A ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! y ! Intracoastal Waterway A Maritime Hammock Sanctuary Trail Bird's Impoundment Trail 2.5 Miles Indian River Lagoon ( ! ( ! Sebastian Inlet Marina Õ! ! [O! ] ( ! ( ! Sebastian Inlet State Park Bonsteel Park 3/4 Miles ( ! ( ! Nature Trail Mountain Bike Trail Paved Bicycle/ Pedestrian Path Major Road Secondary Road Indian River Lagoon Scenic Highway Great Florida Birding Trail Site 0 Barrier Island Sanctuary Trail ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! A ( ! GB !! @ f! r! r r! n 3! _ _ ! r n r! ! l! _ Archie Carr Refuge Visitor Center ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! r! n ?! ! _ _ Ó ? ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ! Wildlife Observation [ A Observation Tower ! l Fishing ! B Fishing Jetty/Pier y Boat Ramp ! O Kayak Launch 9 Campground ! 3 Picnic Area ! _ Restroom ! Please No Pets on Public Beaches & Nature Trails Barrier Island Sanctuary Management & Education Center Continued on Map Below Õ! ! [! ] ! Visitor Center ? @ Ranger/Contact Station ! ] Information Kiosk f Entrance Fee Area ! r Wheelchair Accessible n _ ! r Beach Access ! G Lifeguard r ! Õ Interpretive Trail ! ! Self-Guided Trail _ Melbourne Floridana Beach 3/4 Miles ARCHIE CARR NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE PARTNERSHIP O "! l! 3! _ Ó ? Judith Resnick Memorial Park Coconut Point Trail Kiwanis Park at Geiger Point Melbourne Riverview Park Continued on Map Above ( ! ( ! ( ! y! ! 3 ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! l ) Front St. Park ( ! ( ! Indian River Lagoon ( ! ( ! r! n l! ! 3 _ ¢ ) r! ! l Juan Ponce de Leon Landing ( ! Coconut Point Park Atlantic Ocean ( ! { r! n r! ! l! _ ]! 3! _ ( ! r n _ !! r l! 3! ! _ Northern Terminus of Archie Carr Nat'l Wildlife Refuge ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! Ó ? Spessard Holland North Beach Park Melbourne Beach ( ! G! r! n !! r r l! 3! _ _ éééééééééééééééééééééééééééééé U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( ! ( !

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