Top: Florida panther; below: various species of ferns provide a lush green foliage throughout the Refuge swamps.
All photos USFWS/Larry Richardson unless otherwise indicated.
Enjoying the Refuge Please use caution as you walk the trails. Bring water, insect repellent and sunscreen. Please do not leave valuables in your vehicle, and allow time to return to your vehicle and leave the refuge before the entrance gate closes at sunset. All government property including natural, historic, and archaeological features are protected by Federal Law. Do not pick flowers or other vegetation, or harass, capture or remove wildlife.
Firearms Firearms are prohibited on the Refuge.
Pets Pets of any kind are prohibited.
Littering Please do not litter. No trash barrels are supplied by the Refuge, so you must take any trash with you when you leave.
Vehicle Access Off-road vehicles are not permitted on the trails.
Bicycles Bicycles are prohibited on the refuge.
Administrative Office The Refuge headquarters is located within the Comfort Inn at 3860 Tollgate Boulevard, Suite 300, Naples, Florida, exit 101, off of I-75.