Loggerhead Sea Turtle Facts

Hunting Island Marsh Boardwalk


After sea turtle hatchlings emerge from their nests, they vanish into the sea. Until recently, their journey
was largely shrouded in mystery. Now, as technology advances, researchers are beginning to understand
where turtles go during their so-called “lost years.” Click here to watch the documentary “Sea Turtles: The Lost Years”:

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We need only two things to provide the services and projects you see described on this website: your participation and your tax-deductible membership fees. For one $40 membership contribution, you and your family can join Friends of Hunting Island and have unlimited access to the park for one year. All members are encouraged to participate in any of our on-going projects. If you do not wish to join, but want to donate to our efforts, click here to make a tax-deductible donation to the Friends of Hunting Island.