There are no amenities located at this national wildlife refuge. Only the beach section of the refuge is opened to the public. The back dune area is closed to all entry.
Amagansett National Wildlife RefugeNo actual address. Refuge land is next to public town beach.
Headquarters office at Wertheim National Wildlife RefugeHeadquarters address is 340 Smith Road, Shirley, NY 11967(631) 286-0485
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Open sunrise to sunset
Take Hwy 27 (Sunrise Highway) east until it becomes County Road 38 (After Exit #66). Follow the signs for County Road 38 until it becomes Hwy 27 East again. Follow 27 east until you see Atlantic Ave in the Town of Amagansett. Make a right turn onto Atlantic Ave. Follow the road until you come to the Atlantic Ocean. The Refuge is approximately 1/8 of a mile to your right.
Piping plovers, federally listed as threatened, arrive at the refuge between mid-March and early April. Before the bird arrive fencing put up on a portion of the beach area to ensure the birds have the privacy they need. Once a full clutch of eggs has been laid, the refuge erects a wire exclosure around the nest.