Directions


Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
The Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge is located east of Titusville, FL. To reach the refuge, and the Visitor Center, which also houses the MIWA office and Bookery, please follow the directions listed below.

It is important to know that many navigational devices and applications have difficulty with directions to the refuge. We do not suggest using the locations posted on Google maps or other mapping services. Often time’s visitors are taken to wrong locations or on longer than necessary routes. A map of the MINWR can be viewed here.

If you have never visited the refuge or are having difficulties with directions please call the MINWR Visitor Center at 321-861-0669 or the MIWA office at 321-861-2377 during our hours of operation (9am -4pm). We will gladly help you find your way out to us!


I-95:

Take Exit 220 (SR 406 / Garden St.)

Head east on SR 406 / Garden St. to the Max Brewer Bridge (take a left at bottom of the exit ramp if coming from the North, a right if coming from the South)

Continue over the Max Brewer Bridge.

The entrance for MINWR is on the east side of the Max Brewer Bridge, immediately after Parrish Park.

Continue following the SR 406, staying towards the right when the road slightly splits off towards Black Point Wildlife Drive.

Follow the road (now SR 402) 2 miles to the Visitor Center entrance on the right side of the road.


Highway US 1:

From the South:

Follow North HWY US 1 to SR 406 / Garden St intersection.

Turn right at the light (there is a Walgreens and a Papa Johns at this intersection)

Follow the road over the Max Brewer Bridge.

The entrance for MINWR is on the east side of the Max Brewer Bridge, immediately after Parrish Park.

Continue following the SR 406, staying towards the right when the road slightly splits off towards Black Point Wildlife Drive.

Follow the road (now SR 402) 2 miles to the Visitor Center entrance on the right side of the road.

From the North:

Follow South HWY US 1 to Oak Hill

Take a left at the entrance to SR 3

Follow SR 3 to SR 402 (the only traffic light on the refuge)

Turn left at the light

Follow SR 402 to the Visitor Center entrance on the left side of the road (about 2 miles)


Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge

Lake Woodruff NWR is located 25 miles west of Daytona Beach, Florida, and 7 miles north of DeLand on US Highway 17 near the community of DeLeon Springs, Florida.

From Highway 17 in DeLeon Springs, turn west and go one block to Grand Avenue.

Turn south on Grand and go approximately 3 blocks to Mud Lake Road.

Refuge directional signs are prominently displayed on both US 17 and Grand Avenue to direct the way to the refuge and headquarters office.

For more information please call 386-985-4673 or visit http://www.fws.gov/refuge/lake_woodruff/