Lake Mattamuskeet's History
Recreation at Lake Mattamuskeet
Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge
The Mattamuskeet Foundation, Inc.
Links to other sites of interest
Lake Mattamuskeet Home Page


Welcome to Lake Mattamuskeet

ake Mattamuskeet –– one of the most beautiful natural resources in North Carolina, is located on the east coast, halfway between Maine and Florida. The lake is located near the center of Hyde County, on the mainland just west of North Carolina’s Outer Banks.

Lake Mattamuskeet makes up most of Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge. The recorded history of the lake dates back to July 11, 1585, when sixty English explorers from Sir Walter Raleigh’s Roanoke Island expedition visited the lake.

The Mattamuskeet Foundation was founded in 1995 to preserve and interpret the history of Lake Mattamuskeet. This website is managed by the foundation as its home on the WorldWideWeb, and is designed to be an open invitation for tourists to come to Lake Mattamuskeet and experience its beauty and history.


The Mattamuskeet Foundation, Inc

The Mattamuskeet Foundation, Inc.
4377 Lewis Lane Road, Ayden, NC  28513  USA
Ph: 252.746.4221 // Fax: 252.746.4698

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Creation of this website was partially funded by the
North Carolina Division of Tourism, Film, and Sports Development

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