Refuge visitors are allowed to walk their pet on the refuge if it is attached to a leash and the pet walker is in control of the leash and pet at all times. Click below for a list of designated pet walking trails.


Pet walking is allowed on the following designated trails on the refuge that are open to the public: 

  • Wildlife Drive
  • Bristow Trail
  • Jen's Trail
  • Grassland Trail
  • deCamp Wildlife Trail
  • Cedar Bonnet Island Trail
  • Eno's Pond Trail


Pet walking is not permitted on the following trails:

  • Akers Woodland Trail
  • Leeds Eco -Trail
  • Barnegat Overlook
  • Graveling Point Trail
Related Documents
Pet Walking CD at Edwin B. Forsythe NWR.pdf

Compatibility Determination: Pet Walking at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge

Edwin B. Forsythe NWR Headquarters Map

A map of Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters, Facilities, the Wildlife Drive Auto Tour, and Trails.