Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we encourage you to:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


Features

  • New Hunt/Fish Opportunities

    The New Hunt Program Changes as of August 31, 2020. Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee NWR has made changes to the hunt program in the Final 2020-2021 Station-Specific Hunting and Sport Fishing Regulations process.

    Learn the Details . . .

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    Find us on Facebook for wildlife sightings, news, and more photos.

  • Slow Down For Wildlife

    Speed Limit 15 mph on Lee Road

    Slow down and help us protect the natural resources that you’ve come to see and enjoy.

  • Orange Flag Requirement

    Orange Flag Requirement

    All boats operating outside of the perimeter canal must display a 10” x 12” bright orange flag at least 10’ above the vessel’s waterline.

    Learn more

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    eBird Trail Tracker

    Find out what birds are being seen at the refuge, including the most recent sightings.

    eBird Trail Tracker

What's Happening

Buy Your Pass Online!

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Enjoy the convenience of purchasing an Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge site-specific digital pass on Recreation.gov before you arrive. You have immediate access to your digital pass and can easily download it on your phone or tablet.

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Everglades Day Festival Cancelled

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We regret to announce that Everglades Day 2021, scheduled for Saturday, February 6, 2021, has been cancelled. The health and safety of Festival visitors, exhibitors, presenters, volunteers, and staff is our top priority. Given the nature of Everglades Day, we do not feel we can offer an event that meets the high standards we’ve come to expect while maintaining public safety. Mark Saturday, February 12, 2022 on your calendar for the next Everglades Day Festival which is being redesigned with exciting new offerings and surprises.

News and Information

Hunting Opportunities

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The 2020-2021 Hunt Brochure is now available. It includes hunting regulations, the hunt area map, and the Refuge Hunt Permit for alligator, duck, and coot hunting.

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Airboat Information

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Airboat operation is allowed in designated areas of the refuge by permit only.

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Brochures and Publications

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Visiting the refuge? Download a digital copy of the refuge brochure and map before you visit. Disponible en español.

Brochures and Publications Page

About the Complex

Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee Refuge Complex

Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee Refuge Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

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