"Duck Pier" US Army Corps of Engineers, Field Research Facility

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Unique facility conducts research on the ocean processes affecting the coast such as storm impacts and beach erosion. Instruments continuously monitor the waves and the beach, while several unusual vehicles, including the 35-foot tall, three-wheeled, CRAB, support the research activities. Ninety-minute walking tours are offered.

Distance from the Golfin' Dolphin: approx. 8 miles