• Points of Interest

    Compatibilty Determination for Review

    The refuge proposes to permit pet walking on designated refuge trails. The Draft CD will be available for public review until Oct 30, 2018.

    View document here for more information

  • Temporary Road Closure in Berkeley Twp

    The closure will be of Bayview Avenue for the replacement of a culvert. See the attached newsletter for more information.

    Temporary Road Closure Announcement

Around the Refuge

Interactive Map

Interactive map

This interactive map helps visitors locate refuge trails, property boundaries, boat launches, and area roads. You’ll have the ability to view different map layers to get the information you need to plan your next visit.

Interactive map

The Nature of Volunteering

Volunteers on the refuge - USFWS.

Volunteers are an integral part of Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. Learn more about the type of work our volunteers do on the refuge and check out their latest newsletter on our Get Involved page.

Learn more.

Visitor Activities

Boaters on the refuge at sunset  - USFWS.

There are activities at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge throughout the year including hunting, fishing (freshwater and saltwater), wildlife viewing, photography and environmental education. Learn more on our Visitor Activities page.

Visitor Activities
What's Happening

Attention Hunters!

Hunting page

Regulations for the 2018-2019 deer and migratory bird seasons will remain in place as previous years. New regulations will be in effect the following season (2019-20) when they are finalized. All deer hunt information packages for 2018-2019 permit holders will be sent to the e-mail that was provided upon registration with the State. Turkey hunting will be open for the first time in spring 2019. More information will be provided soon.

Hunting page

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.

Learn more about the NWRS