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  • Pale Purple Coneflower July

    What's Blooming in June?

    The incredible riot of summer flowers is beginning! See pale purple coneflower, milkweeds, black-eyed Susan, and so much more!

    Seasons of the Refuge

  • Butterfly Garden in bloom

    PollinatorFest on Saturday, June 20!

    Celebrate, explore and learn more about our amazing insect and bird pollinators with FREE activities for all ages, from 10:00am-3:00pm!

    Events Calendar

  • Visitor Center Sign

    Prairie Learning and Visitor Center

    Learn all about Neal Smith NWR and shop in the bookstore! Open Monday-Saturday 9am-4pm, and Sunday noon-5pm; closed Federal holidays.

  • Senior Pass for Rotator

    Federal Recreation Passes Sold Here!

    We sell passes for other Federal recreation lands here. They are ONLY available Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm, excluding holidays.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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: Jun 05, 2015
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