Island Bay National Wildlife Refuge

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Island Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Island Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Island Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Island Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Island Bay National Wildlife Refuge
LocationCharlotte County, Florida, United States
Nearest cityPort Charlotte, Florida
Coordinates26°46′20″N 82°11′30″W / 26.77222°N 82.19167°W / 26.77222; -82.19167Coordinates: 26°46′20″N 82°11′30″W / 26.77222°N 82.19167°W / 26.77222; -82.19167
Area20 acres (81,000 m2)
EstablishedOctober 23, 1908
Governing bodyUS Fish & Wildlife Service
WebsiteIsland Bay National Wildlife Refuge

The Island Bay National Wildlife Refuge is part of the United States National Wildlife Refuge System, located in the Cape Haze area of Charlotte County. The 20-acre (81,000 m2) refuge was established on October 23, 1908.

The Island Bay Wilderness (which was established on October 23, 1970) covers the same area as the refuge.

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