The “Backyard Habitat Trail” is open year round and is found at the Visitor Center. It is a ¼ mile gravel path which showcases native warm season grasses, which is important habitat for songbirds, rabbits, quail, turkey, and other animals native to the area. The trail ends at two ponds where Canada geese, eastern bluebirds, river otter, and other wildlife may be seen. Interpretive signs and benches are located along the trail. Skill level: Easy
The Grassy Island Hiking Trail is a one mile hike found just a few miles from the Refuge Visitor Center. This trail winds through the bottomland hardwood forests and is a great place for birders! A variety of trees and fluctuating water levels offer beautiful views on this hiking trail, which is half gravel, half boardwalk, and open year round. Numerous interpretive signs and benches are found throughout the trial. The best time to hike this trail is spring and fall.