Visit J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge
The J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, on 1 Wildlife Drive, is one of 550 refuges across the United States. Named after editorial cartoonist and conservationist Jay Norwood Darling, the refuge features nature trails, excursions, and wildlife programs inside the Education Center for naturalists and families.
The Refuge vendor, Tarpon Bay Explorers, offers guided kayak and canoe tours, deck talks and stand-up paddle boarding in addition to tram tours of the Refuge.
For more information on the Refuge call (239) 472-1100.
For more information on Tarpon Bay Explorers call (239) 472-8900.