Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Visitor Contact Station Hours

June 1st – September 7th: Daily, 9 am-5 pm
Off-season: M-F, 10 am-2 pm (contingent on volunteer availability; call ahead)

Know Before You Go

  • Plan ahead and come prepared with drinking water, insect repellent, and sunscreen.
  • Avoid contact with poison ivy and check thoroughly for ticks after using trails.
  • Leave only footprints, take only photographs.
  • Respect wildlife. Maintain a distance of at least 150 feet from seals.
  • To protect migratory birds, pets are prohibited year-round from North Monomoy Island, Minimoy Island, and South Monomoy Island. Leashed dogs are permitted on Morris Island from September 16th through April 30th.
  • Be considerate of other visitors.


Contact Info & Directions

Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters
30 Wikis Way Chatham, MA 02633

Office: (508) 945-0594
Fax: (508) 945-9559

Take U.S. Route 6 East to State Route 137 South, to State Route 28 East. Take Route 28 East to the rotary. Take the Main Street exit, up the hill to Shore Road. Turn right and proceed past Chatham Lighthouse. Bear left after lighthouse onto Morris Island Road. Follow Morris Island Road to signs for the refuge on the left, Wikis Way. Limited parking is available at the visitor center.