We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge

Features Animals
11978 Turkle Pond Rd, Milton, DE
+1 302-684-8419
Review Highlights
Peaceful and beautiful

A nature preserve and a person refuge. It is beautiful in it's simple beauty. The are areas to boat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Milton, Delaware
via mobile

Wished we had a boat. Very nice area for walking and enjoying the ponds. No birds or wildlife... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
Read all 89 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
11978 Turkle Pond Rd, Milton, DE
+1 302-684-8419
Write a Review
Reviews (89)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nature preserve and a person refuge. It is beautiful in it's simple beauty. The are areas to boat ( kayak, canoe ) and woods to walk.

Thank vjv49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wished we had a boat. Very nice area for walking and enjoying the ponds. No birds or wildlife around but a tranquil lovely spot

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Another great spot avail in DE for nature lovers and birders. there are so many things to see and check out in Prime Hook.

Thank ChadKauffman
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Drove through the Refuge and stopped to purchase lifetime passes to all the parks before the rates increase August 28th. Easy, quick and efficient process. So glad we stopped.

Thank Mary Lou A
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Friendly and helpful staff at the office/visitors' center, and a very nice gift shop with a variety of conservation/preservation information and memorabilia. You can buy cold drinks, snack bars, park caps or just donate to the Park. This is an outdoor attraction so bring lots...More

Thank Jeffrey R
Reviewed 19 July 2017 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 11 July 2017

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 10 July 2017

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
Nearby Restaurants
Po' Boys Creole & Fresh Catch
247 reviews
7.09 km away
The Backyard
170 reviews
7.24 km away
Irish Eyes
120 reviews
7.89 km away
Smokin D'z - Real Pit BBQ
29 reviews
7.55 km away
Nearby Attractions
Broadkill Beach
5 reviews
1.21 km away
Milton Theatre
40 reviews
7.92 km away
Dawn's Country Market
20 reviews
7.52 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
14 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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...