There are wildlife viewing opportunities year-round at Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge. Come hike the trails and see what wildlife you can spot!Learn more about our wildlife
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.
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Join us at the Carson Trail for nature programs on Saturdays at 10 AM.Events
Join volunteers Sue and Steve for guided bird walks along the Timber Point Trail on Saturdays at 8AM. Walk cancelled during rain.Events
Share your pictures of the refuge. Prizes given to top 3 winners. Deadline is October 18, 2015.Learn more
Take some time to enjoy one of the refuge trails and connect with nature. Download our trail maps
Rachel Carson was a world-renowned marine biologist, author and environmentalist who served as an aquatic biologist and editor-in-chief for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. She has been credited with launching the contemporary environmental movement and awakening the concern of Americans for the environment.
Page Photo Credits Carson Trail © Jim Higgins
Last Updated: Jul 24, 2015