Wildlife Viewing

Reid State Park

Size: 
610 acres

Location

Reid State Park
375 Seguinland Road
Georgetown, ME 04548
United States
Phone: (207) 371-2303
43° 47' 35.6568" N, 69° 43' 10.8084" W

Reid State Park is located on Georgetown Island in Sagadahoc County, Maine. The island is located on the Atlantic coast in southern Maine. The was created in 1946 when Walter E. Reid donated the land to the State of Maine and represents Maine's first state-owned saltwater beach.

Reid State Park contains several wide sandy beaches, which are uncommon on the Maine coastline. Families can enjoy swimming and fishing in the waters or a hike on one of the trails. There is a picnic area and food service available.

Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park

Size: 
342 acres

Location

Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park
2 Barefoot Beach Boulevard
Bonita Springs, FL 34134
United States
Phone: (239) 591-8596
26° 19' 6.852" N, 81° 50' 24.4932" W

Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park is located on a barrier island in Southwest Florida's Gulf Coast and is part of the Collier County park system. The park features 8200 feet of beach on the Gulf of Mexico that is popular for swimming and fishing. Little Hickory Bay and Wiggins Pass are other major water features within the preserve.

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Size: 
13000 acres

Location

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
375 Sanctuary Road West
Naples, FL 34120
United States
Phone: (239) 348-9151
26° 22' 28.9596" N, 81° 36' 13.014" W

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is located in Southwestern Florida, situated north of Naples and east of Bonita Springs. The sanctuary is comprised of wetlands in the Western Everglades and includes the largest remaining virgin bald cypress forest in the world.

Grand Canyon National Park

Size: 
1217262 acres

Location

Grand Canyon National Park
2 Albright Ave
Grand Canyon Village, AZ 86023
United States
Phone: (928) 638-7888
36° 3' 9.1656" N, 112° 8' 23.7012" W

Grand Canyon National Park is located in Coconino and Mohave counties, Arizona and protects over 1.2 million acres of the famous Grand Canyon. The canyon is a massive gorge formed by the Colorado River and is considered on of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. The Grand Canyon is 277 miles long, 18 miles across at its widest and up to a mile deep.

Grand Canyon National Park was created in 1919 and is the United States 15-oldest national park. Over 4 million people visit the park annually to view the natural wonders of the canyon.

Duke Farms

Size: 
2740 acres

Location

Duke Farms
80 US Highway 206
Hillsborough, NJ 08844
United States
Phone: (908) 243-3600
40° 33' 16.5096" N, 74° 36' 57.9384" W

Duke Farms is a Hillsborough, New Jersey estate that was founded by James Buchanan Duke, the founder of Duke Power and the American Tobacco Company. The estate was most recently the home of Duke's daughter, Doris, who inherited the estate when she was 12 years old and it was her main residence until her death in 1992. The estate is now owned by the Duke Farms Foundation.

Calaveras Big Trees State Park

Size: 
6498 acres

Location

Calaveras Big Trees State Park
1170 State Highway 4
Arnold, CA 95223
United States
Phone: (209) 795-2334
38° 16' 39.0648" N, 120° 18' 33.4728" W

Calaveras Big Trees State Park is located in Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties, California. The park is located in the middle elevations of the Sierra Nevada mountain range and preserves two groves of giant sequoia trees. The sequoia trees can grow to over 325 feet tall and have trunks more than 30 feet in diameter. It is believed some of the trees in the park are over 2000 years old.

The Stanislaus River is another prominent feature of the park which offers fishing for trout.

Nature Conservancy South Cape May Meadows Refuge

Size: 
218 acres

Location

Nature Conservancy South Cape May Meadows Refuge
Sunset Boulevard
West Cape May, NJ 08204
United States
38° 56' 17.934" N, 74° 56' 40.29" W

Nature Conservancy South Cape May Meadows Refuge is located in West Cape May, New Jersey and protects important migratory bird habitat. The refuge is alternatively known as the Nature Conservancy Cape May Migratory Bird Refuge.

The refuge features a one-mile looping nature trail through wetlands and crossing a channel. The beach trail adds roughly a third of a mile to the walk.

Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge

Size: 
53000 acres

Location

Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge
16450 Northwest 31st Place
Chiefland, FL 32626
United States
Phone: (352) 493-0238
29° 22' 29.6652" N, 83° 2' 36.2868" W

Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge is located on the west coast of Florida in Dixie and Levy counties. The refuge protects one of the largest river delta systems in the United States and includes twenty miles of the Suwannee River estuary and twenty miles of coastline on the Gulf of Mexico.

Cape May National Wildlife Refuge

Size: 
11000 acres

Location

Cape May National Wildlife Refuge
24 Kimbles Beach Road
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
United States
Phone: (609) 463-0994
39° 6' 0.0108" N, 74° 52' 45.9876" W

Cape May National Wildlife Refuge is located on the Cape May Peninsula in Southern New Jersey. The refuge is comprised of three units: the Delaware Bay Division, the Great Cedar Swamp Division and the Two Mile Beach Unit.

Fishing Creek Wildlife Preserve

Size: 
1700 acres

Location

Fishing Creek Wildlife Preserve
130 Bayshore Road
Del Haven, NJ 08251
United States
Phone: (609) 886-6273
39° 2' 38.8968" N, 74° 54' 50.4684" W

Fishing Creek Wildlife Preserve is located in Del Haven, New Jersey and is part of the Cape May County park system. The preserve is alternatively known as Cape May County Park South and is the largest county-run park.

Much of the park is marsh and wetlands in the Delaware Bay Estuary. It is a stop along the Atlantic Flyway migratory route and is an excellent place for birding.

Approximately 10 acres of the preserve has been developed for recreation. There is an athletic field,