Beginner Workshops Announced
Learn how to get started in birding or wildlife photography at one of our upcoming workshops! BEGINNERS ONLY PLEASE!
Savannah NWR Holiday Hours
Visitor Center to be closed on Dec. 24, 25, and 26, & Jan. 1. Wildlife Drive and other refuge lands will be open throughout the holidays.
For the upcoming 2014-15 hunt season, hunters will now be required to purchase a $25 Annual Hunt Permit to participate in any Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex hunts. Click here for detailed hunting information...
About the Complex
The Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex is comprised of seven national wildlife refuges, totaling 56,949 acres, located in coastal Georgia and South Carolina.
Savannah is managed as part of the Savannah Coastal Refuges 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
Enjoy Your Visit!
There are wildlife-dependent recreational activities offered year-round at Savannah National Wildlife Refuge including wildlife viewing, photography, hiking, bicycling, fishing and hunting. Learn more about these opportunities at our Visitor Activities page.Click here to learn more about visitor activities...
Find out what birds are currently being seen at the refuge using the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's eBird Trail TrackerClick here to access the eBird Trail Tracker...
The refuge is not equipped to take in or care for injured or orphaned animals. The Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources maintains a list of permitted wildlife rehabilitators that you may contact. Georgia DNR is also who should be contacted for any nuisance wildlife issues, including aggressive alligators.Click here for information on who to contact...
Butterflies, bats, bees...these hard-working animals help pollinate over 75% of our flowering plants, and nearly 75% of our crops.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Bottomland Hardwood: Sharon Lindsay, Puddles & Visitors: Sharon Lindsay
Last Updated: Dec 16, 2014