Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Hiking, wildlife observation, and nature photography.

The refuge is open 10:00 am-4:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays, closed at all other times. Offices closed on Federal Holiday's.

Public Use Regulations

Licensed motorized vehicles are allowed on the main entrance roads and designated parking areas. Motorized vehicles are not allowed off the main roads.

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, trees 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.


Fact Sheet

Sandy Point Fact Sheet

Download the Sandy Point Fact Sheet in English (PDF)


Sandy Point Fact Sheet

Download the Sandy Point Fact Sheet in Spanish (PDF)

Last updated: August 14, 2014
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