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.
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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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- September 12, 2014
The lottery for opening weekend of game bird hunting is open. The lottery closes at 3:30 p.m. on September 12, so you've got plenty of time to register. Good luck.McKay Creek Upland Gamebird Lottery
There was an error in the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife's Hunting Pamphlet. There is NO dove hunting at McKay Creek National Wildlife Refuge. That includes mourning doves, rock doves (pigeons) and Eurasian collared doves. For more information about hunting regulations for all of our refuges, please follow the link below.McKay Creek Hunting Regulations
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, Barn Owlets - Kevin Keatley, Little Brown Myotis - Michael Durham & Bat Conservation International
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2014