While McKay Creek National Wildlife Refuge has few events, our other refuges do.2013 Events
About the Complex
The Mid-Columbia River Refuges are eight refuges within the Columbia Basin.
McKay Creek is managed as part of the Mid-Columbia River Refuges.
Learn more about the complex
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
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The upland game bird and waterfowl seasons are fast approaching. Don't forget that opening weekend of upland game bird hunting requires a permit issued by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service through a preseason lottery, which ran already. All other allowable hunting is by state regulations, although please note open/closed areas. The link below will get you to our regulations.McKay Creek Regulations
Really like history? This is the page for you. Learn about the making of the McKay Creek NWR and Dam.History of McKay Creek Refuge & Dam
Want to see more animals on your trip to McKay Creek National Wildlife Refuge? Here are some tips from the "experts."Watching Wildlife
Seldom seen, often feared, bats are the unsung heroes of our world, pollinating flowers, controlling insects and providing context for countless horror movies.
Page Photo Credits Ducks in Flight - Chuck & Grace Bartlett
Last Updated: Sep 19, 2013