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Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Oceanville

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.8/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web
Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge is located in Oceanville. Make Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge a centerpiece of your Oceanville vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Oceanville family vacation planner.
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  • This is a great spot to visit especially if you are seeking a REFUGE from the area's other noisier and frenetic attractions. Good birding spot year round. You can also get your National Park pass at t...  read more »
  • We visited the refuge last weekend during out stay in Brigantine. Unfortunately, the heat index was close to 100 degrees, so we enjoyed the drive in the comfort of our air conditioning. We took advant...  read more »
  • We spent the day at the refuge. We got to see about 40 different bird species. We didn't get any new life birds but had a good time looking at birds we haven't seen for awhile. The flies were bad but ...  read more »
  • This place is Glorious! It's like Mother Nature smiled on every piece of land! If you are disabled come to Forsythe there is the drivable loop road and you can stop and view the birds anytime you want. I highly recommend this wonderful place!
  • Stunning place to bird-watch, walk trails, and even take part in their 8 mile driving trail on Wildlife Drive. You can see a variety of birds such as geese, mallards, cranes, herons, and more. Towers with binoculars are available to get better views of the scenery. We lucked out by coming on a warm November day (it was in the 60's)!
  • Wonderful refuge for bird watching and reconnecting with nature. Many people come for the Wildlife Drive, an 8 mile driving loop that ventures out into the saltmarsh along an impoundment system managed by the refuge. Great opportunities for viewing a variety of shorebirds, waterfowl, and other water associated birds. There are also a number of accessible hiking trails and a visitor center. Worth a visit at any time of year.
  • Very peaceful but the green head flies were horrible. We didn't dare get out of our car. The flies were actually chasing the car and landing on the windows. We viewed many birds with our binoculars while in the car. It was still enjoyable!
  • We drove from our home in Delaware to buy some blue berry bushes and took a side trip to this refuge, it is a nice place to be able to drive between tidal marsh and an impoundment for an 8 mile drive through nature, of course there are biting insects when the weather is warm, many birds feed on the insets, so I cheer on the swallows, we live near Bombay Hook and go there weekly and this compares favorably to that, we also enjoy visiting black water refuge to see eagles.I would say it is definately worth a visit if you like to see nature, we saw two harriers hunting, numerous geese, ducks, egrets, herons, gull, terns and wading birds.
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