The refuge is home to a wide diversity of wildlife throughout the year including 308 species of birds, 51 species of fish, 45 species of reptiles and amphibians, 37 species of mammals, and an array of insect and plant species.
There are observation decks, pull-offs, and canoe and hiking trails to help you observe these natural wonders of the refuge. The refuge maintains six miles of hiking trails for opportunities to observe wildlife. They include the Blue Goose Trail, Photography Blind Trail, Dike Trail, Black Farm Trail, Pine Grove Trail, and Boardwalk Trail. The seven-mile Prime Hook Creek provides canoeing and kayaking opportunities.
On these trails, you will discover the diversity of wildlife and the habitats they depend on through the different landscapes including vernal pools, emergent marshes, shrublands, upland forests, and forested wetlands.
Refuge staff, volunteers and partners provide viewing opportunities through bird walks, trail hikes, and guided canoe trips.
- Bird brochure (pdf)
- Canoe Trail brochure (pdf)
- Seasons of Wildlife