Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge

Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge

Address:11978 Turkle Pond Rd
Milton, DE 19968

Phone:302-684-8419
Fax:302-684-8504
Web: www.fws.gov/northeast/primehook
Established: 1963.
Location:On the west shore of Delaware Bay, 32 miles southeast of Dover.
Facilities:Visitor center, viewing sites, hiking trails, boat launch, boardwalk.
Activities:Canoeing, fishing, hiking, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Forested lands are managed to provide habitat for the Delmarva fox squirrel, and bald eagle.
Habitats: 10,000 acres of freshwater and salt marshes, woodlands, grasslands, scrub-brush habitats, ponds, bottomland forest, agricultural lands, and a 7-mile creek.
Access: Open from dawn to dusk.
Wild life: Geese, wood ducks, black ducks, mallards, gadwalls, slamanders, lizards, turtles, frogs, toads, horseshoe crabs, white-tailed deer, and wild turkey.

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The US Army Corps of Engineers has announced the dredging more than one million cubic yards of sand from Delaware Bay and it is utilizing to construct a dune and berm at the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge on behalf of the US Fish & Wildlife Service.
Bombay Hook and Prime Hook national wildlife refuges are not participating in the Conservation Order.
Delaware also has good public opportunities in Bombay Hook and Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuges as well as in numerous wildlife management areas.