We have provided basic information below to help you plan your trip to the Edwin B. Forsythe Wildlife Refuge headquarters in Oceanville, NJ. For more detailed information, please visit the official refuge website at: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/Edwin_B_Forsythe/.

Please also consult the refuge brochures:

General refuge brochure
Trail Map brochure
Wildlife Drive Self-guided Tour


800 Great Creek Road
Oceanville, NJ 08231



The wildlife drive is open seven days a week, from sunrise to sunset. Occasionally the wildlife drive and trails will be closed for wildlife management projects. Please check the refuge website or call (609) 652-1665 before your visit to make sure the drive and trails are open.

Entrance Fees:

Private vehicle: $4.00
Walker/Bicyclist: $2.00
Tour Groups/Commercial Vehicles:
– up to 20 people $20.00
– 21 or more people $30.00

Refuge passes:

Federal Duck Stamps, Forsythe Annual Pass, America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass are accepted. Passes can be purchased at the refuge headquarters during the week, and in spring and fall on the weekends as well. 

Payment can be made at one of two self-service stations at the entrance to the wildlife drive. Entrance fee payment is on the honor code. Eighty percent of all entrance fees go directly to refuge activities, so your cooperation makes a big difference.