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Visiting Hours: Public tours 12-4pm daily, except CLOSED on Sundays and Wednesdays.  Additional information available on the calendar.


Sea Turtles dig the dark

Keep oceanfront lighting to a minimum. Lights disorient nesting mothers and lead hatchlings away from the sea, a trip they cannot survive. Topsail Island has 26 miles of coastline. Each mile is surveyed every morning to identify sea turtle tracks and nests from May through August.

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