Stillwater Refuge is For The Birds!
Stillwater NWR is a great place to see and hear thousands of wading and shore birds during Spring migration.
Milkweed for Monarchs!
Showy milkweed is native to NV, and is vital to Monarch butterfly survival. Please don't spray or pull these plants - pollinators need them!
Reptiles on the Refuge
Reptiles are common at the refuge - look close, but watch where you put your hands!
Fire on the Refuge Restores, Renews
Habitats that survive and thrive are managed with the help of prescribed fires.
More about Fire
Stillwater NWR Hunt Program
General waterfowl season is October 10 - through January 24, 2016. Youth waterfowl day is Sept. 26. No water in any hunt units this year; limiting hunt opportunities. Check NV state regulations for details.NV Hunt Regulation brochures
About the Complex
The Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex is composed of Anaho Island NWR, Fallon NWR and Stillwater NWR in of north-central Nevada.
Stillwater is managed as part of the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
Stillwater NWR: An Oasis in the Desert
Be prepared before you visit Stillwater NWR Complex. Ask, listen and learn. Click the link below for the local weather forecast to help you plan a visit.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2015