Pamlico Sound

What you should know.


The Pamlico Sound is located in North Carolina. It is located off the west of the outer banks. The Pamlico, Tar, and Neuse rivers connect to the Pamlico Sound.

Why We are Important.

Estuaries are important because they provide protection to animals, and their young.

The Animals We Protect.

Other Animals

The striped bass, and red fox, along with over 200 bird species can be found in the Pamlico Sound area.


Threats to the sound include but are not limited to, pollution, rising sea levels, and hurricanes.