A brown sign with ducks on the side of a road that reads Pajaro Observation Blind

Enjoy the refuge from the comfort of your car! The 7 mile route departs from the Visitor Center entrance road. The red line on the trail map indicates the Wildlife Drive route with some seasonal options. Gates open at sunrise and close one hour prior to sunset.
The Wildlife Drive is only open on specified dates which are weather dependent. If the Wildlife Drive is scheduled and you are traveling from a distance, please call to confirm that it is open before you come. 419-898-0014. High wind, flooding, and winter weather can impede travel on the drive.

The wildlife drive dates for 2024 are as follows: 
January 20-21
February 17-18
March 2-3 
April 20-21
April 27-28
May 3-19
May 25-27
June  - August open every  Saturday and Sunday
August 31 - September 2
September 7-8
September 14-15