Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Milton

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Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge is an inviolate sanctuary expressly for migratory birds, located east of Milton, Delaware, United States. It was established by President John F. Kennedy in 1963 on 10,000 acres (40 km2) along the western shore of Delaware Bay. The refuge contains a variety of habitats, including freshwater and salt marshes, woodlands, grasslands, ponds, and forested areas, supporting 267 species of birds and a variety of reptiles, amphibians and mammals.
The refuge is open to the public for wildlife-oriented recreation. Facilities include walking trails, a canoe trail, a bird blind and other wildlife observation areas, and a visitor center.
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  • This was a nice place to walk and stretch your legs. The trails were short even when looped together. The boardwalk section was a great place for bird watching. Certain parts of the trail do not...  more »
  • Perhaps we would have liked the place a little bit better if it hadn't been a grey gloomy day with a slight misting rain at times. We combined the black farm trail and the blue goose trail for about.....  more »
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