A group of young people with binoculars are pointing off the boardwalk.

With over 10 miles of trails and several wildlife observation platforms, the refuge provides many areas for visitors to observe wildlife. The refuge contains a variety of unique ecosystems, including tidal and non-tidal freshwater marsh, freshwater tidal creek, coastal plain and riparian riparian
Definition of riparian habitat or riparian areas.

Learn more about riparian
forests. The diverse habitats support a variety of resident and migratory wildlife including more than 300 species of birds, as well as many mammals, fish, amphibians, reptiles, insects, and plants.