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Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge
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NameLake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge
Address2045 Mud Lake Road
DeLeon Springs, FL 32130
Brief DescriptionTake a guide birding walks with expert birders.
TypeActivity
CategoryRecreation
DescriptionLake Woodruff NWR is the perfect place to spend time with nature. This almost 21,000 acre national wildlife refuge is bordered on its western boundaries by the St. Johns River and on the northern boundary by the DeLeon Springs Run. It is home of over 230 species of birds and a great site for birding. Over 324 species of birds have been sighted on the Refuge.

It contains a variety of different ecosystems including impoundment ponds, Lake Woodruff, Lake Dexter and Spring Garden Lake, upland areas, gopher tortoise habitat and more. Several hiking trails are found on the Refuge and visitors can walk the levees surrounding the impoundment ponds.

A Visitor Center provides education opportunities and information about the wildlife, fish and ecosystems of the area. It is a beautiful "bit of Florida" with awe inspiring vistas.

Monthly birding adventures are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month between November and April. Full Moon/After Hours tram rides are provided. Other activities and events at the Refuge include a Kids Fishing Derby, educator workshops, etc. Visit our facebook page to learn about upcoming activities and events.
Phone 1(386) 985-4673
Emaileileen_tramontana@fws.gov
Handicapped AccessibleNo
Websitewww.fws.gov/lakewoodruff/
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Last Updated1/2/2013
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