Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge2591 Whitehall Neck RoadSmyrna, DE email@example.com
From the North - Philadelphia Area Take I-95 South into Delaware. Take Route 1 South (Christiana exit) (toll road $1.00). From Route 1 South take exit 114 (Smyrna- South exit, toll $.50).RT 13 North will be a right turn at the end of the exit ramp at a traffic light. Turn right at the next light onto Road 12 East (Smyrna-Leipsic Road) and proceed until it merges with Route 9 South (5 miles). Stay on Route 9 South.Turn left onto Whitehall Neck Road which ends at the refuge entrance.
From the South - Washington, DC Area Take I-95 North to Washington, DC Beltway. Take Route 50 East over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Take 301 North. Take Route 300 East to Smyrna. Take Route 13 South. Turn left on Route 12 East (Symrna-Leipsic Road) and proceed until it merges with Route 9 (5 miles). Stay on Route 9 south. Turn left on Whitehall Neck Road which ends at the refuge entrance.
From Dover, Delaware Take Route 13 North. Turn right onto Route 42 East into Leipsic. Turn left onto Route 9 and proceed north for 2 miles. Turn right onto Whitehall Neck Road which ends at the refuge entrance.
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Wading gracefully on long legs through shallow water or along the water's edge, these birds search for fish, frogs, insects, and other creatures. Some birds use its long bill as a probe and others as a spear. Quick as a wink, it has a meal!
Although egrets and herons do not nest on the refuge, after they fledge their nests, they seek out wetlands like Bombay Hook along the Delaware Bay to feed. The summer months are a great time to look for these graceful birds.