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Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge is located in Saginaw County, Michigan. The refuge’s headquarters is located about 5 miles south of Saginaw off of highway M-13 on the corners of Curtis and Mower Roads.Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge6975 Mower RoadSaginaw, MI 48601Phone Number: (989) 777-5930Email: Shiawassee@fws.govOffice hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday and closed all federal holidays.
The headquarters for the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge is located at 6975 Mower Road, Saginaw, MI 48601. The phone number is (989) 777-5930.Points of interest on the south side of the refuge:
The Green Point Environmental Learning Center (ELC) is located at 3010 Maple Street, Saginaw, MI 48602. The phone number is (989) 759-1669.Point of interest on the north side of the refuge:
Many of the refuge’s trails and the auto tour route experience seasonal flooding and may be closed. Trails may also be closed in the fall and winter for the refuge hunting program. Poison ivy may be found along many of the trails, especially at Green Point Environmental Learning Center. Bring insect repellent, drinking water, and sunscreen.
Please Note: The Wildlife Drive is Open for the Season and trails may be closed for visitors' safety during hunting periods. Download 2014 Hiking Trail Closures (PDF - 122 KB).
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Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge is a critical migration stopover site for waterfowl.