Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge

Stretching eight miles along Delaware Bay and covering 16,251 acres, Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge provides habitat for wildlife. Four-fifths of the refuge is tidal salt marsh with a mix of cordgrass meadows, mud flats, tidal pools, rivers, creeks, and tidal streams. The upland area includes forests, freshwater impoundments, brushy and timbered swamps, and fields of herbaceous plants. The refuge offers visitors a 12-mile wildlife drive, five walking trails (2 handicapped accessible), three observation towers, wildlife photography, hunting opportunities, a variety of nature and educational programs, and interpretative displays.

  • 2591 Whitehall Neck Rd
  • Smyrna, DE  19977
  • 302-653-6872
  • Hours: Visitor Center: Open Year Round, Monday-Friday 8 am-4 pm, Weekends during Spring (March-June) and Fall (September - 2nd week in December) 9 am - 5 pm
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