Wallkill National Wildlife Refuge

Park Overview:

Three nature trails in a refuge to conserve biological diversity by protecting birds, migrating waterfowl, and wintering raptors.

Trail Uses:Hiking, X-C skiing
Dogs:No dogs
Trail Miles:3 miles
Park Acreage:4796 acres
City/County/
State:
Vernon/Sussex/NJ
Buy Book:Kittatinny Trails - Hiking Guide Book

Trail Conference volunteers maintain trails in this park.
Park Description:

This 4,796-acre Wallkill River Wildlife Refuge was established in 1990 to conserve the biological diversity of the Wallkill Valley by protecting and managing land.  Its special emphasis is on forest-dwelling and grassland birds, migrating waterfowl, wintering raptors,and endangered species

Trails Overview:

Three nature trails are located in different parts of the refuge totaling just under six miles. The Liberty Loop Trail, which traverses the northern portion, is co-aligned with the Appalachian Trail [white] for 1.5 miles.  For a description of the trails follow the "Hiking" link on the refuge's web page; and the "Refuge Map" link for a trail map.

Directions:

The refuge stretches along the Wallkill River from Route 23 near Hamburg into New York State near Pine Island.   See the refuge's web page under Contact Information below, follow "Driving Directions" link and "Refuge Map" for parking areas.

Contact Information:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge
973-702-7266
Region:Kittatinnies
Fees:None