Tour Information
A free public walking tour of the Refuge is normally held on
the last Saturday of each month. Interested parties meet
outside the base main gate at 8:30 am. The tour lasts for
approximately two hours and covers a walking distance of one
mile round trip.  Reservations are required at least 4 days
in advance. For Special Accommodations, please call 3 weeks in advance.  
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Friends of Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge
Visits and Tours
American Avocets; photo by Kirk Gilligan
What to Bring
The tour is given by the Friends Of The Seal Beach National Wildlife
Refuge, in cooperation with the Department of the Navy and the Fish
and Wildlife Service.   For reservations or more information, contact
the Wildlife Refuge at  (562) 598-1024.
January 28
February 25
March 25
April 29
May 27
June 24
July 29
August 26

September 30
October 28

November 25
Tour group; photo by Kirk Gilligan
Nature Center garden; photo by Kirk Gilligan
Tour group; photo by Tim Anderson
Pelican Van and trailer; photo by Tim Anderson
Touring the Native Plant Garden; photo by Kirk Gilligan
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Last updated February 22, 2017
See the Refuge Tour Flyer for details. Upcoming Event:

2017 Tour Dates
Volunteer Opportunities
Volunteer work days occur on the first Wednesday of each month from 8 A.M. until noon, and are open to all
US citizens with a Government ID. Participants must register four days in advance by calling 562-598-1024
and will be picked up from the Main Gate parking lot (800 Seal Beach Blvd.) at 7:55 A.M.  Activities typically
involve work in the native plant nursery, planting native plants, weeding, and trash pick-up.