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 visitors center.
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  • We were there on a Sunday, a bit cloudy but nevertheless warm and pleasant. We visited Broadkill beach first and then hit the Prime Hook proper (nature trails) and all that. You definitely need to...  more »

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