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.

See other parks in Delaware.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Delaware also has good public opportunities in Bombay Hook and Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuges as well as in numerous wildlife management areas.