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Map of Browns Island

Posted: Thursday, May 24, 2018 12:00 am

ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS ORIGINATE AND COMPLY 

WITH THE CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS 334.440.

  • Absolutely no unauthorized people are allowed on any part of the island.

  • Boaters traversing the Atlantic-Intracoastal Waterway in close proximity to the island may not stop, tie up or disembark their vessels.

  • No crab-pots, fishing with bottom dragging nets, anchoring, or any bottom disturbing activities are allowed anywhere in the vicinity of Browns Island.

  • All navigable waters in the area between the south bank of Bear Creek and the north bank of Browns Island Inlet are base property and are strictly off-limits due to highly sensitive unexploded ordnance in this area.

  • Bear Creek and Muddy Creek leading to the Intracoastal Waterway to Bear Inlet are open to unrestricted navigation; however an unknown element of risk exists in this area due to the possible presence of unexploded projectiles.

  • Boaters may proceed through Browns Island Inlet without stopping during periods of nonmilitary use. For safety reasons, due to the presence of unexploded projectiles, any contact with the bottom of the waterways or any bottom disturbing activity is strictly prohibited. Caution should be used through these waters.

  • Military Police in concert with U.S. Coast Guard will continue to regularly patrol the area and issue citations to trespassers that will require an appearance before the federal magistrate in Wilmington. Violators can be imprisoned up to six months and fined a maximum of $5,000.