Buck Island National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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The refuge is open daily from sunrise to sunset.

Public Use Regulations

Visitors are reminded to bring drinking water, sun screen, binoculars, insect repellant and a hat when hiking. Please do not leave refuse on the trails.

No Firearms All Firearms are prohibited. No All fires are prohibited.
No Horses Horses and horseback riding are prohibited. No Animals Pets must be on a leash, under the owner’s control at all times.
No Camping Camping is prohibited. No Off Road Vehicles All off road vehicles are prohibited.
No Hunting Hunting and possessing any animals (living or dead) is prohibited. No Littering Littering on Refuge lands are prohibited.
 
* Other activities may require a special use permit before taking place.
 
  • The Refuge is open for daylight use only.
  • Where posted, unauthorized entry is prohibited.
  • Searching for or removing any object of antiquity or artifacts is prohibited.
  • Removing plants, tree's and wildlife for any use is prohibited.
  • No domestic or wild animals may be brought or released onto Refuge lands.

Special Note*

Desecheo, Green Cay and Navassa are closed to the public.

Refuges

Brochure

Buck Island Fact Sheet

The Buck Island National Wildlife Refuges fact sheet is available in a .PDF

Last updated: September 4, 2008
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