1 Wildlife Drive
Sanibel, Florida 33957
- JN Ding Darling NWR Website
- JN Ding Darling NWR – Map
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- Great Scenic Drives On NWRs – Four-mile-long Wildlife Drive is open after repaving. The Sanibel Island route winds through mangrove forest, cordgrass marsh and hardwood hammocks, offering close-up views of wading birds, shorebirds, seabirds, waterfowl and raptors. Bicycling is also popular on Wildlife Drive, part of the island’s system of multi-use trails.
Wildlife to see: Roseate spoonbills, wood storks, reddish egrets, little blue herons, yellow-crowned night-herons, anhingas, white pelicans, red knots, marbled godwits, bald eagles, otters, bobcats and alligators.