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Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, DE

Fish and Wildlife Service

Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge

Prime Hook NWR is located 22 miles southeast of Dover, DE, near the western shore of Delaware Bay. In 1963, Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge was established under the authority of the Migratory Bird...[more]

Address

11978 Turkle Pond Road
Milton, DE 19968
Phone:302-684-8419
Email:fw5rw_phnwr@fws.gov

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Directions

Traveling north, take State Route 113 south from Dover. At Milford take Route 1 south. Approximately 15 miles south of Milford the first traffic light is the intersection of Route 1 and 16. Turn left on Route 16 and follow for 1.1 miles toward Broadkill Beach. Turn left onto Turkle Pond Road and follow 1.6 miles to office/visitor contact station. From the south, travel north on US 13/113 into Delaware to State Route 16 (10 milesnorth of Georgetown). Turn right on State Route 16 and travel to the intersection of Route 1/16. Follow Route 16, 1.1 miles and turn left onto Turkle Pond Road. Follow Turkle Pond Road to office/visitor contact station.

Activities
  • BOATING BOATING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HUNTING HUNTING
  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • VISITOR CENTER VISITOR CENTER
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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