Approximately 35 miles south of Philadelphia Pennsylvania and approximately 10 miles south of Wilmington, Delaware in Pennsville, New Jersey. The refuge area is found along the Delaware River estuary just north of the Salem River in Salem County, NJ.
199 Lighthouse Road, Pennsville, NJ 08070
c/o Cape May National Wildlife Refuge24 Kimbles Beach Road, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
Phone number: 609-463-0994
The refuge is subject to seasonal variations in weather/temperature and is home to biting insets. The following suggestions are intended to help make your visit pleasant and enjoyable. It is highly recommended that you check the local weather forecast for the day of your visit.
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More that seventy percent of the refuge (2,200 acres) is slightly brackish tidal marsh occurring along the upper Delaware Bay and the southern end of Mannington Meadow. This unique habitat contains a mixture of fresh and saltwater plants and wildlife and is an important resting and feeding area for waterfowl, shorebirds, and other wildlife.