• Overview

    Open-air view of hundreds of species of Colonial wading birds and song birds. Four new trails into the sanctuary allow visitors to explore an old growth maritime forest, walk over an ancient dune system, see birds nesting and feeding, toads signing, crabs and small fish plying the salt water tributaries. Vistas change seasonally. Visit the unique fresh water pond where Glossy Ibis and Night Herons play. A National Natural Landmark. Sun. mornings in the summer there are free docent led walks. 


    2017 Tours, please check website for more details.


    Saturdays (July and August) – Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Tours, Egret Espy Trail entrance at 114th Street and Second Avenue, 10 am.


    Sundays (Memorial Day and Labor Day)– Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Tours, Egret Espy Trail entrance at 114th Street and Second Avenue, 10 am.

  • Amenities

    Activities
    • Birding
  • Nearby:

    •  Dining

      • Casey's on Third
        2.8 MI
        609-522-7799
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      • Blue Water Grille
        4.3 MI
        609-522-0303
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      • Boardwalk Bar & Grill
        4.3 MI
        609-522-2431
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      • The Princeton Grill & Bar
        5.0 MI
        609-967-3456
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      • Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery
        6.8 MI
        609-846-7347
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      • The Old Grange Restaurant
        9.0 MI
        609-884-0114
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      • Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture)
        10.5 MI
        609-884-5404
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      • Black Duck on Sunset
        11.4 MI
        609-898-0100
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    •  Lodging

      • Sun 'N' Sand Motel
        0.7 MI
        609-368-2722
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      • Lark Motel
        0.9 MI
        609-368-2500
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      • Dunes Motel
        0.9 MI
        609-368-4121
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      • Seaward Motel
        0.9 MI
        609-368-5900
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      • Stone Harbor Inn
        0.9 MI
        609-368-4422
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      • Reeds at Shelter Haven
        1.0 MI
        609-368-0100
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      • Colonial Lodge
        1.1 MI
        609-368-2202
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      • Windrift Hotel
        1.8 MI
        609-368-5175
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    •  Activities

      • Stone Harbor Downtown
        0.4 MI
        609-368-6101
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      • Harbor Square Theatre
        1.0 MI
        609-830-3566
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      • Salt Spa at Reeds
        1.0 MI
        609-368-0100
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      • Stone Harbor
        1.0 MI
        609-368-5102
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      • Stone Harbor Museum
        1.1 MI
        609-368-7500
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      • Avalon Brew Pub
        1.9 MI
        609-967-2116
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      • The Wetlands Institute
        2.2 MI
        609-368-1211
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      • Hereford Inlet Lighthouse
        2.7 MI
        609-600-1561
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    •  Events

      • NJ State BBQ Championship & Anglesea Blues Festival
        Jul. 12-14, 2024
        2.7 MI
        609-522-6565
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      • National Lighthouse Day
        Aug. 7, 2024
        2.7 MI
        609-600-1561
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      • Irish Fall Festival
        Sep. 19-22, 2024
        2.7 MI
        609-729-0075
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      • Tri the Wildwoods Triathlon and Wild Child Triathlon
        Aug. 24, 2024
        3.3 MI
        609.849.8908
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      • North Wildwood Christmas in July with Santa Claus
        Jul. 20, 2024
        3.9 MI
        609-522-7500
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      • National Marbles Tournament
        Jun. 20, 2024
        4.2 MI
        304-337-2764
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      • The Wildwoods Food & Music Festival
        Sep. 7, 2024
        4.3 MI
        609-729-4000
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      • Barefoot Country Music Fest
        Jun. 20-23, 2024
        4.6 MI
        609-729-9000
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      •   Activities

        Stone Harbor Downtown
        0.4 MI
        609-368-6101
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      •   Lodging

        Sun 'N' Sand Motel
        0.7 MI
        609-368-2722
        View >
      •   Lodging

        Stone Harbor Inn
        0.9 MI
        609-368-4422
        View >
      •   Lodging

        Seaward Motel
        0.9 MI
        609-368-5900
        View >
      •   Lodging

        Dunes Motel
        0.9 MI
        609-368-4121
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      •   Lodging

        Lark Motel
        0.9 MI
        609-368-2500
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      •   Activities

        Stone Harbor
        1.0 MI
        609-368-5102
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      •   Lodging

        Reeds at Shelter Haven
        1.0 MI
        609-368-0100
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