We have enjoyed canoe trips through the marsh as well as nature hikes through the marsh. They have organized excellent school field trips.
Thanks to the tireless efforts of the late Russell Peterson, former governor of Delaware, birder and naturalist, we have this beautiful wildlife refuge just minutes from I-95 and downtown Wilmington. If you visit the refuge, make sure to also visit the Dupont Experimental Station, where there are nature exhibits, classes, and great views of the natural habitats or birds, fish,... More
This is an ambitious project, and hopefully will be very successful . It is beautifully landscaped and encourages one to observe nature from many places. While we observed birds and even some water animals, there was not alot to view on our visit.
Highlights: Electronic exhibits great for historical facts. Great place to walk especially on the boardwalk. Fabulous view of Wilmington from the 4th floor. Knowledgeable staff. Nicely designed Gardens and walkways.
This small Urban Wildlife refuge was created in a former wasteland. It is unique in that from its observation area one can see and hear 2 interstate hiways, railrods and yet an active wetland. The area is very accessible along the Christiana River waterfont area.
This a great place to visit with a terrific education center, trails, a lovely boardwalk and many birds and wildlife. It is at the end of the Riverwalk along the Christina River and can also be reached by car. There is free parking and the refuge is free. It Is a great story about how a community can convert a... More
I walk here at least once per week. It's easy to get to being close to the city, and easy to walk the well groomed paths and boardwalk around the pond in the marshes. Also, a great place to watch the sunset!
Whether you have a meeting or are just looking to take a walk, this gem is worth a visit. It's bit hard to find, but if you just keep going past the riverfront, you will see the signs.
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