JN Ding Darling NWR

1 Wildlife Drive
Sanibel, Florida 33957

Phone:  239-472-1100

Helpful Links

  • 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.