Herbert Nature Trail is located on Dahomey National Wildlife Refuge. The trail is open for public use throughout the year during daylight hours only.
The Herbert trail is a 1-mile loop with a wildlife observation tower located 1/2 mile down the trail. Hikers will start and end at the parking lot off of Neblett Road at Happy Hollow pond. The trail winds around the edge of the pond and through an area that was reforested with hardwood trees in 2000. This hiking trail is within an area closed to hunting.
The trail receives full sunlight for most of its length. Visitors are encouraged to carry plenty of drinking water, sunscreen, and a hat.
Please follow these simple Refuge regulations to help protect the Refuge's natural resources and promote safety:
- No alcohol
- No littering
- No camping or fires
- No collecting, removing, or damaging and plants, animals, or historic artifacts
- Hikers must wear a minimum of 500 square inches of hunters orange during the hunting season (October 1 - February 28).