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St. Vincent
National Wildlife Refuge

479 Market Street
Apalachicola, FL   32320
E-mail: saintvincent@fws.gov
Phone Number: 850-653-8808
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Aerial Photograph of St. Vincent National Wildlife Refuge. USFWS
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

Environmental Education
Structured programs are available for schools, universities, clubs and professional groups. If you are interested in arranging a program, please write or call the refuge for additional information.

Fishing is permitted in refuge lakes, but may be closed seasonally to protect nesting bald eagles. Only electric motors are permitted in refuge lakes. Check current refuge regulations before fishing. In addion to seasonal fishing in the interior lakes, year-round surf fishing is permitted, except in signed Bird Use/Closed Areas

Portions of the refuge are open to hunting white-tailed deer, feral pig, and sambar deer. Permits and special regulations apply. Please contact the refuge headquarters for specific information.

Exihibits are available at the Visitor Center. Interpretative tours for the general public are offered in October and May. Please contact the refuge headquarters for specific information

Wildlife Observation
Hiking and wildlife observation are permitted along refuge roads. Roads running north-south are numbered: roads running east-west are labeled with letters. Shelling is permitted on the Gulf Beaches.

Visitor Center- 8:00-4:00 Monday - Friday

The refuge is open for general public use from legal sunrise to legal sunset every day except during the hunts, wildfires, or when prescribed burining is being conducted.

Entrance Fees
None Required

Use Fees
$15.00 user fee for our sambar d
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