Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge

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Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge

This protected 8,000-acre ecological gem on Sanibel Island is refuge to over 245 bird species, many of which are rare or endangered. Most visitors will have a chance to see amazing wildlife such as pink spoonbills, alligators and crocodiles, manatees and Atlantic loggerhead turtles within the area’s diverse habitat of mangrove forests and sea-grass beds.

1 Wildlife Drive
Sanibel, FL 33957
United States

Map of Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge