The refuge is comprised of two different parcels of land; the 5,025-acre Sugar Lake Division east of Meadville and the 3,594-acre Seneca Division southeast of Cambridge Springs. The refuge is a popular spot for many, many species of birds to nest (Cramer, B., 2008). There are 3 hiking trails located in the Sugar Lake Division and 2 located in the Seneca Division.
Cramer, B. (Ed.). (2008). Pennsylvania Hiking Trails (13th ed.). Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books.
A Rails-to-Trails located in Spartansburg, PA, the East Branch Trail is commonly used for hikers and bikers. It runs adjacent to a trail used by the Amish for their horse-drawn wagons.
This section includes trails that are within 40 miles east of Meadville, PA.