Plan Your Visit

Forested wetland - Rosalind Wu/USFWS.


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.

Contact Information

Physical address

199 Lighthouse Road, Pennsville, NJ 08070

Mailing address

c/o Cape May National Wildlife Refuge
24 Kimbles Beach Road, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Phone number: 609-463-0994

Know Before You Go

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.

Items to consider are:

  • Appropriate, comfortable clothing
  • Comfortable walking or hiking footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Insect Repellant