J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Category:
Park And Recreation Area
Address:
1 Wildlife Dr
Sanibel, Florida 33957-3032
Phone:
(239) 472-1100
Web Address:
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Description

J. N. “Ding” Darling is one of over 550 refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System administered by the U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

There are over 20 dedicated full time and part time staff members who are charged with carrying out the mission of the J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge.
Hours of Operation
Refuge lands and waters are day use only.
No overnight mooring in any refuge waters.
Wildlife Drive – CLOSED FRIDAY

Month       Opens                           Closes
January     7:00                               5:30
February    7:00                               5:30
March        7:00 (7:30 at DST)         6:00
April           7:00                               7:00
May           7:00                               7:30
June          7:00                               8:00
July            7:00                               8:00
August       7:00                               7:30
September 7:00                               7:00
October      7:30                               6:30
November  7:30 (7:00 end of DST)  5:30
December   7:00                               5:30

Education Center
May 1 – December 31
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
January 1 – April 30
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.