Featuring thousands of acres of wetlands, come and observe the wildlife at the Alligator River refuge.
Visitors who come to the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge will see a variety of animals such as ducks, alligators, bears, and red wolves. There is also plant life all around, such as shrubs, wildflowers, and cypress trees. Explore the hiking trails and fishing areas in the refuge, and be sure to bring binoculars to get a closer view of the migratory birds and other wildlife.
Come and visit any day from sunrise to sunset. Parking is allowed in designated areas only. There are mostly gravel roads in the refuge, and overnight parking is not allowed. Off-road vehicles are not allowed, but some areas do allow you to ride horses while visiting the refuge. Please leave your pets on a leash when you come to keep them safe. If you enjoy canoeing, the refuge also offers guided canoe tours depending on the season. This is a great place to be at one with nature and see the area's natural beauty.