Location, location, location.
That’s what it’s all about for wildlife. What works naturally in one place simply won’t happen in another. Wildlife requires the perfect balance of specific lands, clean water and fresh air to survive and thrive. New Jersey’s Delaware Bayshore has it all.
We have created nine driving tours in the region. Click below on the trail names in the map or the trail links to open a detailed map for each tour. The wildlife-viewing destinations on the tours are marked with numbers in a circle. When you click on a circled number, or on the list of destinations below each map, you will open a page containing detailed directions and site information for that destination. Detailed directions on the tour pages will guide you from one site to the next (not from a central location or a nearby road).The second edition (published in August 2010) of the Delaware Bayshore Birding & Wildlife Trails guide is now available for $14.95 in NJ Audubon Nature Stores, select retailers and online
. Click here to download a PDF order form.
Print, complete and fax it, per the instructions on the form. Shipping fees apply. This 116-page, spiral bound guide makes exploring the trails easy, and is sturdy enough to withstand heavy use outdoors. The second edition of the Delaware Bayshore Birding & Wildlife Trails was made possible by generous funding from DuPont, PSEG, the Cumberland County Improvement Authority and the National Park Service Coastal Heritage Trail Route.