Update as of Thursday, April 18, 2013: The Wildlife Drive and all trails in Galloway will be OPEN EVERY DAY from sunrise to sunset beginning Saturday, April 20. For the Wildlife Drive, there is a $4 per vehicle daily admission fee, or visitors can obtain one of several types of visitor passes at the Visitor Information Center. The Visitor Information Center's hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends.
Scott's Landing Boat Launch is open. Barnegat Observation Platform is open. The deCamp Wildlife Trail in Brick Township is open for the first 2000 feet. Holgate is closed from April 1 through August 31.
The Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, where more than 47,000 acres of southern New Jersey coastal habitats are actively protected and managed for migratory birds. Forsythe is one of more than 500 refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The National Wildlife Refuge System is a network of lands and waters managed specifically for the protection of wildlife and wildlife habitat and represents the most comprehensive wildlife resource management program in the world. Units of the system stretch across the United States from northern Alaska to the Florida Keys, and include small islands in the Caribbean and South Pacific. The character of the Refuges is as diverse as the nation itself.