Black Bear Tours Registration

Transportation provided by the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.
The Tour bus will pick you up at the Plymouth Police Department
located at 132 E Water St, Plymouth, NC 27962.
  1. Seats are limited to 20 tourist per tour
  2. Seats will be reserved after your application and payment is received.
  3. Buss and Tour Guide(s): NC Museum of Natural Sciences of Raleigh
  4. Payments can be made by credit card (link will be provided when opened)
  5. or by check paypable to: NC Black Bear Festival
    Mail check to: NC Black Bear Festival, 5276 NC Hwy 32 South, Plymouth, NC 27962, Memo: Refuge Tour
Refuge Bear Tour
Pungo Unit of Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge
Friday - June 1st Saturday - June 2nd Sunday - June 3rd
  Sold Out
6:00 AM - 9:00 AM
6:00 AM - 9 AM
  Sold Out
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sold Out
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tour Fee: Adult: $25, Children 12 & Under: $10, Senior Citizens: $20
Cut-off time for All Tour Registrations will end Friday, June 1, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
For late TOUR Registrations @ NC Bear Fest on Saturday,
June 2, 2018 - Stop by the Information Booth
Click Here to Register for this tour

Thank you for your interest in the NC Black Bear Festival refuge tours. This tour will take you on a journey of the refuge with the greatest potential for seeing the black bears that call Pocosin Lakes their home, with unique opportunities to see an array of wildlife and the beauty of nature, at various locations.

The Tour bus will pick you up at the Plymouth Police Department located at 132 E Water St, Plymouth, NC 27962. For interactive map, go to: NC Black Bear Festival, Plymouth, NC - Locator Map

Please allow approximately 3 – 3 ½ hours for travel and tour time, with the tour being approximately 2 - 2½ hours, approximately 30 minute travel time for each direction. Tour will be on first come, first serve basis or for reservation please contact: Doris Morris @

You are welcome to bring your camera, binoculars, and remember to dress for the weather, with comfortable shoes for short walks; or if walking will be difficult, you are welcome to stay on the tour bus and sit back and enjoy the view.
Sponsored by
Washington County Travel & Tourism
701 Washington Street, Plymouth, NC 27962
Phone: 252.793.4804 / Fax: 252.793.3261 /