The easternmost portion of Prime Hook Creek at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge will be closed from Sept. 12 through March 15, 2013.


The easternmost portion of Prime Hook Creek at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge will be closed from Sept. 12 through March 15, 2013.

The Refuge will be closed for safety concerns due to hunting of teal in September, hunting on federal and state areas during the three seasonal splits of the waterfowl season, and for other management purposes. The westernmost portion of the creek will be open year-round. Access for boats and canoes is from the boat ramp located behind Brumbley's Family Park off Route 1 near Waples Pond.

For more information call (302) 684-8419 or visit www.fws.gov. Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge is located at 11978 Turkle Pond Road, Milton.