A variety of outdoor activities take place on the Refuge including nature photography, birding, hiking, fishing and boating. Fifteen miles of trails are available for hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding. (Not all trails are open for horseback riding due to the type of trail and location).
Location and Contact Information
Located along Florida's St. Johns River about 25 miles west of the city of Daytona Beach in Volusia and Lake Counties, Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge was established for migratory waterfowl and wading birds. The refuge is part of a 70 mile corridor of ecologically sensitive lands along the St. Johns River, stretching from the Wekiva River to Lake George. The 21,574 acre refuge supports a diversity of wildlife and plant species, including a variety of waterfowl, shorebirds and neotropical migratory birds, as well as a number of Federal and state listed species.
What We Do
Wildlife conservation is at the heart of the National Wildlife Refuge System. It drives everything on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lands and waters managed within the Refuge System, from the purposes for which a national wildlife refuge national wildlife refuge
A national wildlife refuge is typically a contiguous area of land and water managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the conservation and, where appropriate, restoration of fish, wildlife and plant resources and their habitats for the benefit of present and future generations of Americans.
Learn more about national wildlife refuge is established to the recreational activities offered to the resource management tools used.
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