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The refuge is located about 7 miles west of Boynton Beach, Florida. It is accessible from Interstate 95 and the Florida Turnpike by going west on either Boynton Beach Boulevard or Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach, until you reach Highway 441/State Road 7. From Boynton Beach Boulevard, proceed south on Hwy 441/SR7 for two miles and turn west onto Lee Road. From Atlantic Avenue, proceed north on US Hwy 441/SR7 for approximately three miles and turn west onto Lee Road.


Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
10216 Lee Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33473
Phone: (561) 734-8303
Fax: (561) 369-7190


The Visitor Center is open daily from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Outdoor facilities/grounds/trails are open daily from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm. Hours are posted at the Headquarters, Hillsboro Recreation, and 20-Mile Bend Area entrances. Night use is strictly prohibited.
Administrative building open Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Closed on all major federal holidays.


General Brochure
Refuge Map
Fishing and Boating Regulations
Refuge Fact Sheet

Entrance Fees

An entrance pass is required for all visitors to the Headquarters, Hillsboro, and 20-Mile Bend entrances. The fee for the daily pass is waived if the visitor is in possession of an annual or lifetime pass, which are available at the entrance fee booth and Visitor Center. 

For more information about passes, please visit the National Wildlife Refuge System web site.

Annual and Lifetime Permits
$25.00 Annual Refuge Pass (valid only at A.R.M. Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge)
$25.00 Federal Duck Stamp (valid July 1 – June 30 at all National Wildlife Refuges)
$80.00 Interagency Annual Pass (general public)
$10.00 Interagency Senior Pass (lifetime pass for 62 years of age and older)
$0 Interagency Access Pass (lifetime pass for permanently disabled individuals)
$0 Every Kid in a Park Annual Pass (valid September – August for 4th grade students)
$0 Military Annual Pass (must be current active duty armed service personnel)

Refuge Daily Passes
$5.00 Private vehicle
$1.00 Pedestrian
$1.00 Bicyclist

Commercial van or bus
$25.00 for up to 25 passengers
$50.00 for 26 or more passengers

2017 Free Entrance Days

Every year land-management agencies make it easier to visit special places by offering free admission to the public lands that charge an entrance fee. Check out the dates below for a list of free entrance days and start planning your trip today!

January 16, 2017 - Martin Luther King, Jr., Day
February 20, 2017 - Presidents’ Day
September 30, 2017 - National Public Lands Day
October 8, 2017 - First Sunday of National Wildlife Refuge Week
November 11-12, 2017 - Veterans Day Weekend

Last Updated: Feb 09, 2017
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