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Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge

#2 of 13 things to do in Milton Features Animals
11978 Turkle Pond Rd, Milton, DE
+1 302-684-8419
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Philadelphia to Prime Hook - A Day Trip

Around 110 miles from Philadelphia, Prime Hook certainly is one of the top places in the East. I... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Delaware Nature at it's BEST!

Nearly 12,000 Acres of Wildlife Managed & Operated by the United States Department of Interior... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Milton, Delaware
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11978 Turkle Pond Rd, Milton, DE
+1 302-684-8419
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Around 110 miles from Philadelphia, Prime Hook certainly is one of the top places in the East. I wasn't prepared for the storm of flies and mosquitoes, other than trip was a win. Watched a good number of shore birds - black Skimmer, little tern,...More

Thank Natureholic
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nearly 12,000 Acres of Wildlife Managed & Operated by the United States Department of Interior. From the walking trails, bird watching, educational center, programs open to the public and Hunting it is all here.

Thank 572lynn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get in touch with nature; many hiking trails, paths and boardwalks and teeming with wildlife.

Thank jerzeegolfer
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Visitor center provided great driving pdirscions so even on a rainy day, we could appreciate the beauty of this National Wildlife Refuge.. Drove along the water a good deal of the time and spotted many shore birds, other areas provided glimpse of warblers, many song...More

1  Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped here just for a little while to check it out. It wasn't crowded at all. We took a trail that was right along the water. It was definitely a beautiful place to check out!

Thank Cheesa D
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Even on a rainy day we enjoyed the birding. Since it was raining the hostess suggested that we might want to take a driving tour through the wildlife area and provided us with detailed directions. So with the spotting scope set up in the back...More

Thank Roveen
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My wife and I took a ride through this wildlife refuge, and saw a number of different birds in and around the extensive lakes and ponds. We didn't have a lot of time, so it was great that we could see so much from the...More

Thank swearengen
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We walked the boardwalk and dike trails, which are very well maintained and easy to navigate. The volunteer at the visitor center was very helpful.

Thank Birdguy
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Found seaglass. Enjoyed the family time. Cooler to cold at 7 pm. Best time...everyone else is at dinner.

Thank Joseph N
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I went there to do some wildlife photography I didnt see much but was still a nice drive thru the refuge

Thank vendetta_vixxen
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Response from Julder | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it. It's so small that I would imagine if there are 2 of you, 1 could stand outside on deck with dog...