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.Map Fact Sheet Video
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 Christmas Day and Thanksgiving.
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 $12.
No pets or camping are allowed on the Refuge.
For Friends Correspondence:
Visitor Center, Gift Shop, General Information:
Tel: (561) 734-8303
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January 9 - 18, 2016
Bike Trail on L-40 Levee Closed
1 Mile South of Lee Road Boat
Ramp Due to Construction
Mondays thru Fridays
Thru June, 2015
New Self-Guided Tour
at the Marsh Trail!
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Now Available On-Line
Next Board meeting:
Saturday, August 1, 9:00 a.m.