Prime Hook Beach is a wonderfully serene piece of shoreline perfect for observing wildlife along the Eastern shore. There are so many great things to do near Prime Hook Beach including swimming, whitewater paddling, golfing, fishing, and boating, which makes this area perfect for the nature lover in you. Nearby places you will definitely want to look into are camping areas, Boat Hole Marina, Plumb Point, and Old Inlet Beach. The Rookery Golf Course is right down the road from the beach if you are looking for a round of golf.
Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963 under the authority of the Migratory Bird Conservation Act for use as an inviolate sanctuary, or any other management purpose, expressly for migratory birds. It is located on the west shore of Delaware Bay, approximately 22 miles southeast of Dover, the State capital, and 64 miles southeast of Wilmington, Delaware.
The refuge is considered to have one of the best existing wetland habitat areas along the Atlantic Coast. The intensively managed freshwater impoundments have become important stop-over sites for spring and fall migrating shorebirds and wading birds. Endangered and threatened species management activities provide habitat for the Delmarva fox squirrel, nesting bald eagles and migrating peregrine falcons. Neotropical land birds passing through utilize the refuge's upland forested habitat during the fall and spring. The refuge's 10,000 acres are a diverse landscape featuring freshwater and salt marshes, woodlands, grasslands, scrub-brush habitats, ponds, bottomland forested areas, a 7-mile long creek, and agricultural lands. These cover types provide habitat for approximately 267 species of birds, 35 species of reptiles and amphibians and 36 different mammals.
Public use at Prime Hook provides compatible wildlife-oriented recreational opportunities. Since the signing of the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997, appropriate public uses of the Refuge System include six major wildlife-dependent recreational uses and are: hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, photography, environmental education, and environmental interpretation. The Refuge is open 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.
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Stunning 1.3 Acre Waterfront Home On The Delaware Bay,just 20 Minutes North Of Lewes,located In Clifton Shores,south End Of Primehook Beach.5+ Bedrooms,4.5 Baths,spectacular 4 Season Room With Panoramic Views Of The Bay And Refuge.private Walkway To Beach,rec Room,offered Fully Furnished.
Prime Hook, Prime Location! Direct Beach Access And Bay Front Views Await You! Enjoy 4br (including 2 First-floor), 2ba, And 2 Family Rooms! Maximize Your Waterfront View With Second-floor Main Living Space, Kitchen And Dining Room. Take A Break On The Bay Front Porch And Experience Your Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge ‘neighbors’!
Want Space?7x Larger Than Typical Beach Lots.be The 4th Home To Build Here-center Lot. 1.31 Acres On Del Bay Is Very Rare.only 1 Row Of Homes,bordering Wildlife Refuge To The West.great Sunrises On Your Porch &unobstructed,gorgeous Sunsets On Your Deck. 115'of Beach &deeper Than A Football Field
One Of The 3 Largest Bay Front Lots In The County.lots Of Room To Breath That Refreshing Salt Air & Also Observe The Activity Of Primehook National Wildlife Refuge Directly To The West.endless,unobstructed Views Of Sunrises & Sunsets.very Quiet & Secluded Community And Less Than 30 Mins To Rehoboth.
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