Wilderness Character and the Farallones
The Wilderness Act celebrates 50 years this year. Moreover, 2014 also marks 40 years of Farallon NWR being designated as wilderness.
Learn what makes the Farallones a "wilderness."
Refuge Photo Gallery
Farallon National Wildlife Refuge is renown for its species diversity and in a compact area. See photos from the islands.
Go to the photo gallery
California Academy of Sciences host a web cam on Farallon NWR. Take a virtual tour of this refuge that is closed to the public.
Go to the web cam now
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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
Some of Farallon NWR's islands have been designated as Wilderness. Join us as we commemorate the historic act with the Oceanic Society, San Francisco Whale Tours, and the San Francisco Bay Wildlife Society this summer by offering reduced rate boat tours.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Apr 20, 2014