What's Happening in November?
In November, the prairie turns rust-colored, seeds are abundant and the elk are easier to spot.
Seasons of the Refuge
Audubon Christmas Bird Count
Join us on Saturday, January 2 to help collect important data about birds at Neal Smith NWR!
Impromptu Snowshoe Hikes
When snow falls, check our Facebook page for information on free ranger-led snowshoe hikes! Select Saturdays, 2-3pm, all ages!
Prairie Learning and Visitor Center
Learn all about Neal Smith NWR and shop in the bookstore! Open Monday-Saturday 9am-4pm, and Sunday 12-5pm; closed Federal holidays.
Federal Recreation Passes Sold Here!
We sell passes for other Federal recreation lands here. They are ONLY available Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm, excluding holidays.
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
Partner with us in saving the monarch butterfly and other native pollinators by installing a pollinator garden. Create a BUZZ in your community!
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Nov 27, 2015