Tour The Reserve
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North Jones Estuarine Beach
Estuarine beaches are sand, mud, gravel, or
shell intertidal beaches that are found in
partially enclosed bays.
Orange-billed, black and white birds with raucous
calls are likely to greet you around Bosun’s Point.
Among the many visitors to Hobcaw beach are
plovers, loggerhead sea turtles, and diamondback
terrapins, and dolphins and rays can often be
seen just off shore. .
Goat Island Causeway
The reported sighting of wood storks or roseate
spoonbills in our area was once a rare occurrence,
but over recent years these two species have
become regular visitors to the Goat Island
Causeway in the summer.
Thousand Acre Marsh
The Thousand Acre marsh is one of the system
-wide monitoring program (SWMP) sites of the
Oyster Landing is one of the system-wide
monitoring program (SWMP) sites of the Reserve.
The Clambank Landing system-wide monitoring
program (SWMP) site is located roughly in the
center of the reserve.
Winyah Bay Station
The Winyah Bay system-wide monitoring program
(SWMP) site is located on the western edge of the
natural channel adjacent to Frazier Point Bend,
about 6 km down-bay of the confluence of the
Black, Pee Dee and Waccamaw rivers and 4 km
down-bay of the mouth of the Sampit River
Baruch Marine Field Lab & NIWB NERR Offices
After the original Baruch Marine Field Laboratory
building was destroyed by Hurricane Hugo in
1989, the current BMFL was constructed in 1993.
Hobcaw Barony Discovery Center
The Hobcaw Barony Discovery Center (HBDC)
was constructed in 2008 through a partnership
between the North Inlet-Winyah Bay NERR and
the Belle W. Baruch Foundation, which oversees
The Kimbel Living and Learning Center is a
lodging and conference facility located near the
entrance to Hobcaw Barony.
The marsh boardwalk was constructed using an
environmentally friendly recycled material. It is
used in a number of public programs sponsored
by the Reserve and by the Baruch Foundation,
and by staff taking a break in their day.