Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit Hdr

Our public use areas are located on the Historic Jungle Trail, in Indian River County off of U.S highway A1A, 3.7 miles north of the Wabasso Beach Road (CR 510) or 3.3 miles south of Sebastian Inlet. Interpretive exhibits are located at our trailheads and along our trails. A restroom is available at the trailhead to Birds Impoundment Trail.
This map will help you find your way.

Administration Office:
4055 Wildlife Way
Vero Beach, FL 32963
(772) 581-5557

Know Before You Go

The Refuge public use areas are open daily, from 7:30 am until sunset.

● During the warmer months at the Refuge come prepared for mosquitoes and other biting insects which can be very bothersome
● Poison ivy can be found on the Refuge, stay on established trails
● Drinking water is not available on the Refuge and should be brought with you.
● The Florida sun is strong all year. Sunscreen and hats are a recommended, as well as comfortable walking shoes to ensure your safety while enjoying the Refuge.
● Binoculars and a bird ID book can be helpful in identifying a variety of birds on the Refuge.
● A self-guided tour is available using QR codes on your smart phone.

To protect wildlife and their habitat and to provide the best opportunities in wildlife observation and photography, it is important not to disturb, injure, or damage plants and animals on the Refuge. Disturbances include flushing birds and other wildlife or using mechanical or electronic devices to lure birds closer for observation or photography. Please remember to take only memories and photographs and leave only footprints.

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