Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Milton

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Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge is an inviolate sanctuary expressly for migratory birds, located east of Milton, Delaware, United States. It was established 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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  • If you are interested in birds and taking a walk or paddle in nature then don't miss Prime Hook. Bring your kayak and paddle in a very nice wildlife refuge enjoying eagles, ospreys, kingfishers...  more »
  • We passed through Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge on our way to and from Broadlkill Resort over many different seasons, and it always makes us feel peaceful. There is that sense of getting away...  more »

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