Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
During the current public health emergency, whenever possible, outdoor recreation sites at national wildlife refuges and national fish hatcheries will remain open to the public. Visitor Centers and other facilities, however, may be closed. Scheduled events may be cancelled. Please follow public health guidelines and avoid congregating. For more information: FWS Coronavirus Response page and call for local conditions.

Important Things to Know

America the Beautiful Park Passes

Interagency Park Passes may be purchased here at Great Swamp by appointment. Please contact Visitor Services Manager Jonathan Rosenberg at 973-425-1222 ext.1

Visitor Activities

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There are a wide variety of visitor activities available at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge including wildlife viewing, photography, environmental education and hunting.

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What's Happening

Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center Update

Interpretation

The Visitor Center is open by appointment only. Call 973-425-1222. Refuge Trails and Pleasant Plains Road remain open.

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About the Complex

Lenape Refuge Complex

Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Lenape 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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