• Flooding Partial Trail Closure

    UPDATED: June 6, 2018

    FLOODING: Blue Goose Trail at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge.

    Portions of the Blue Goose Trail are closed until further notice due to high water.  
    Please contact the refuge at 302-684-8419 for further updates. 

    The Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge consists of over 10,144 acres of marsh, forest and uplands along the Delaware Bay between Slaughter Beach and Broadkill Beach, east of Milton.


  • Closure of Portions of Prime Hook Creek

    Updated September 13, 2017

    The easternmost four miles of Prime Hook Creek at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge will be closed from September 1, 2017, through March 15, 2018, for safety concerns due to hunting of teal in September in the adjacent Prime Hook (State) Wildlife Area, hunting on federal and state areas during the three seasonal splits of the waterfowl season, and for other management purposes. The westernmost portion of the creek will be open year-round. Access for boats and canoes is from the boat ramp located behind Brumbley’s Family Park off of Route 1 near Waples Pond. For more information, check out our canoe trail brochure or call the Refuge office at (302) 684-8419.

    Prime Hook Canoe Trail Map 2017-18

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  • Marsh and Water Monitoring Network

    Stay up to date with roadside water levels.

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