Two children looking at a herd of elk from the bed of a carriage in a snowy landscape with mountains in the background

The varied habitats on Eastern Neck NWR, including brackish tidal marsh, forest, cropland, grassland, and open water impoundments, provide a home for a variety of wildlife species. Many wildlife can be seen while sitting back and quietly waiting their arrival, including fox, deer, turkey, waterfowl, raccoon, beaver, and many song bird species. The refuge hosts over 240 species of birds, 18 species of mammals, and hundreds of butterflies can be seen. During winter, the tundra swan visits the surrounding waterways.

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Eastern Neck NWR Refuge Map

Public use areas of Eastern Neck NWR.