Family-friendly Nature Programs and Nature Store Sale Days at Cape May National Wildlife Refuge

Finish up your holiday shopping and see wonderful winter nature!

Saturday, Dec. 15 and Sunday, Dec. 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Holiday Nature Store Sale Days
Don’t miss this big sale on shirts, stuffed animals, earrings, field guides and all the rest of nature-oriented goodies in our Nature Store. Everything is 10% off our already-discount prices

Saturday, Dec. 15, 11 a.m.: Family Bird & Nature Walk
Visit this unique natural area, with a dune forest between untouched beach dunes and salt marsh. Birds and butterflies are plentiful. Binoculars can be provided. Walks last about an hour and a half and are fun for novice and experienced birders.

Sunday, Dec. 16, 10 a.m.: Ecology of the Dunes & Beach
How did our barrier islands get here? What unique species live here? How have the dunes changed? Get answers to these questions in a family-friendly exploration of the barrier island.

All programs start at the Visitors’ Center, located at 12001 Pacific Ave. (Ocean Drive), just west of Wildwood Crest. For more information or directions, call (609) 729-2635 or email


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