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Visitor Activities


Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge offers a variety of opportunities to explore and enjoy the great outdoors from sunrise to sunset every day. You can observe and photograph wildlife, fish, or during the season, hunt white-tailed deer.

  • Wildlife Viewing and Photography


    The diverse habitats at Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge attract an abundance of wildlife throughout the year, providing excellent wildlife viewing opportunities.  Don't forget your camera!

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  • Interpretation & Environmental Education


    Make a connection to the natural world and learn about the history and current management of the refuge through self-guided interpretive exhibits. Ranger-led interpretive programs are offered occasionally, and environmental education programs may be arranged for local schools groups.

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  • Hunting


    Hunting is an important wildlife management tool that we recognize as a healthy, traditional outdoor pastime, deeply rooted in America’s heritage.  Harris Neck NWR annually offers two managed hunts for deer and feral hogs.

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  • Fishing


    Saltwater fishing is a popular activity at Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge, and is offered throughout the year.  Fishing from any of the refuge's freshwater ponds, however, is prohibited.

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Page Photo Credits — Bicyclers - Sharon Lindsay, Env. Ed. - USFWS, Fishing - Sharon Lindsay, Birdwatching - USFWS, White-tailed deer - Michael Leary
Last Updated: Feb 06, 2014
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