Russell W. Peterson Wildlife Refuge, Wilmington

#7 of 19 in Wildlife in Delaware
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Russell W. Peterson Wildlife Refuge is located in Wilmington. Add Russell W. Peterson Wildlife Refuge and other attractions to your Wilmington trip itinerary using our Wilmington attractions app.
Create an itinerary including Russell W. Peterson Wildlife Refuge
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Russell W. Peterson Wildlife Refuge reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.5
56 reviews
  • It had been a while since we had been down to the wildlife refuge, but from I-95 we saw that the walking trails were expanding and even a new little footbridge had been erected near I-95. So, we...  more »
  • We took our almost teenaged grandchildren and were very impressed. Lots of bikers. Lots to explore and there is a lovely area where we sat and picnicked before our walk. (No tables but lots of flat...  more »
  • Great trails for walking, running, biking with great views that run through marshes Ann's along river! Super Nature Center that is kid friendly and free with friendly knowledgeable staff. Walk to food, shopping, movies. Overall great place for yourself, a date, family and friends to get outside at minimal to zero cost!
  • It's a nice place. A little bit of wildlife in the city. View of the city in the distance is great. There are 2 little trails, one in the woods and one over marsh. They have stations that teach about nature. They tend to leave a bowl of water for the dogs. It's really small, though. Enough to get away but not enough to explore much. Probably a good place to take a child to teach them. I teach my dogs about nature there.

Plan your trip to Wilmington

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.