Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee
National Wildlife Refuge

The Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge preserves a portion of the once vast northern Everglades. It provides habitat and protection for endangered wildlife such as the snail kite and the wood stork and the formerly endangered American alligator.

The main entrance and Visitor Center are located at:

10216 Lee Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33473

The main entrance is 2 miles south of Boynton Beach Boulevard, west off US 441/SR7.

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The Visitor Center is located next to the 0.4 mile Cypress Swamp Boardwalk. Nearby are a butterfly garden, walking trails, observation areas, a boat ramp, fishing pier, bike trail and canoe trail.

The southern entrance, 6 miles west of the junction of Loxahatchee Road (US 827) and US 441, offers boat ramps, hiking trails, a bike trail and bank fishing.

The northern entrance, 11.4 miles west of the junction of Southern Blvd (US 98/SR 80) and US 441, offers a boat ramp and fishing platform.

Fees and Hours

The Refuge is open from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. every day.

The Visitor Center is open every day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

  • Automobile........$10.00
  • Pedestrian ........ No Charge

Several kinds of entrance passes can be purchased for those who frequently visit National Wildlife Refuges and other federal recreational fee areas. An annual pass to this Refuge can be purchased for $25.

Contact Information

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For Friends Correspondence:

Friends of the Loxahatchee Refuge
P.O. Box 6777
Delray Beach, FL 33482-6777
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Visitor Center, Gift Shop, General Information: (561) 734-8303

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