• Refuge Entrance Sign

    Refuge Hours and Entrance Fees

    View refuge hours and information about entrance fees by clicking the link below.

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  • Yellow-crowned Night Heron

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    Stay up to date with the latest wildlife sightings, events, and news through our Facebook page.

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    Support the Friends of Loxahatchee

    The non-profit group helps the refuge by promoting a better understanding and appreciation of the Everglades ecosystem and so much more!

    Friends of Loxahatchee

  • Marsh Trail Sunset

    A.R.M. Loxahatchee NWR

    Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the northern Everglades and meet some of the people who work to protect it in this short film.

    Introduction to A.R.M. Loxahatchee NWR

  • eBird Trail Tracker Logo

    eBird Trail Tracker

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

    eBird Trail Tracker

Around the Refuge

Calendar of Events


Looking for some fun and educational ways to connect with wildlife and nature? Join us for special events, lectures, tram tours, night hikes, bird walks, canoe tours, and so much more!

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Refuge Hunting Opportunities


We offer alligator and waterfowl hunting opportunities in designated areas on the refuge. A special hunt permit is required. Visit our hunting page to learn more.

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Visitor Services Plan

Snail Kite by BR

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is pleased to announce the Visitor Services Plan for the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. The plan identifies the goals, objectives, and strategies to reach over the next 15-years. It includes implementing and managing existing, new, and expanded wildlife-dependent recreational opportunities to meet the purpose of the Refuge and the mission of the National Wildlife Refuge System as a whole.

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Alligator Mating and Nesting Season

Basking Alligator

It's that time of year! Learn how to stay safe and be respectful to alligators during their mating and nesting season on your next visit.

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Refuge News

Entrance Fee Changes

Beginning October 1, 2019, the refuge will be implementing changes to our recreational fee structure. The daily pass price will increase from $5.00 to $10.00. The Refuge annual pass will increase in price from $12.00 to $25.00. The $1.00 daily entrance fee for bicyclists and pedestrians will be eliminated.

News Release

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


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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