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Features

  • Western Kingbird 140 x 105

    Birding

    The Refuge provides opportunities to observe many bird species.

    Birding

  • White-tailed deer 150 x 116

    Hunting

    Hunting is permitted in designated areas and during designated hunting seasons for deer, partridge, grouse and pheasant.

    Hunting

  • Trails 150 x 102

    Trails

    The Refuge offers five nature trails, two canoe trails and a self-guided auto tour route.

    Trails

  • Fall fishing 150 x 101

    Fishing

    Upper Souris is a popular destination for shore fishing, boat fishing and ice fishing.

    Fishing

Recent Events

AmeriCorps NCCC service program

AmeriCorps NCCC group 150 x 118

AmeriCorps NCCC Maple 3 team provided their services at Upper Souris NWR on May 13, 2014.

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About the Complex

Souris River Basin NWR Complex

The Upper Souris NWR, the J. Clark Salyer NWR and the J. Clark Salyer WMD make up the Souris River Basin NWR Complex.

Upper Souris is managed as part of the Souris River Basin NWR Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: May 14, 2014
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