Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
During the current public health emergency, whenever possible, outdoor recreation sites at national wildlife refuges will remain open to the public.

For local conditions review the information on this website and call ahead.

If visiting one of our location, please ensure public health and safety by following guidance from the CDC and state and local public health authorities. You can do this by maintaining social distancing, avoiding overcrowding and excercising good hygiene.

Important Things to Know

America the Beautiful Park Passes

Interagency Park Passes may be purchased here at Great Swamp by appointment. Please contact Visitor Services Manager Jonathan Rosenberg at 973-425-1222 ext.1

Visitor Activities

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There are a wide variety of visitor activities available at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge including wildlife viewing, photography, environmental education and hunting.

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What's Happening

Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center Update

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The Visitor Center is open by appointment only. Call 973-425-1222. Refuge Trails and Pleasant Plains Road remain open.

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About the Complex

Lenape Refuge Complex

Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Lenape Refuge Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

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