There are multiple uses of the divisions and units of the refuge. They may include, but are not limited to, activities such as hiking, bird watching, hunting, fishing and photography. Some activities may require permits (please see the permits page). Through the comprehensive conservation planning process, all public uses are currently being evaluated.
Following is a list of current rules on the various divisions and units:
To learn more information about a specific division or unit contact the refuge manager at: (413) 548-8002 Ext. 113 (properties in Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Hampshire) or 802-962-5240 Ext. 112 (properties in Vermont).
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The Watershed on Wheels (WoW Express) is the mobile visitor center for the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge. In addition to attending local fairs and festivals throughout the Connecticut River watershed, the WoW Express has a free environmental education program tied to state and national science standards for 3rd-5th grades that focuses on watersheds, rivers, adaptations, and habitats.