Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge

2591 Whitehall Neck Road
Smyrna, DE 19977
Visitor Center Phone: 302-653-6872

Helpful Links:

  • Bombay Hook NWR Website
  • Bombay Hook NWR – MAP
  • Bombay Hook NWR on Facebook
  • Great Scenic Drives On NWRs – A 12-mile wildlife drive cuts across man-made pools, salt marshes, mudflats, woodlands and upland fields.  Spring brings migrating waterfowl, wood warblers and shorebirds. Summer draws herons, egrets, avocets, black-necked stilts and terns. Fall and winter months provide resting and wintering grounds for Canada geese, snow geese and a mix of waterfowl. Birds of prey are seen all year long. The drive passes five short walking trails, three with 30-foot-high observation towers.  
    Wildlife to see:  Snow geese, northern pintails, warblers, dunlins, dowitchers, avocets, black-necked stilts, yellow warblers, purple martins, red tailed hawks and bald eagles.