Where Two Rivers Meet
Where the Arkansas and Canadian Rivers meet, waterfowl gather in the thousands, including the largest population of snow geese in Oklahoma.
Wildlife & Habitat
Enjoy, Explore, Learn!
Get outside and explore Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge, managed for the benefit of wildlife and you.
A Closer Look
Get up close and personal with some of the refuge's wild residents and the habitat they depend upon.
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Where Wildlife Comes First
National Wildlife Refuges are managed for wildlife and habitat and to ensure future generations will always have wild places to explore!
Refuge ClosuresMay 28, 2015
After a series of severe weather events and heavy rainfall totals the refuge is experiencing flooding. To ensure public safety, certain areas of the refuge are currently closed to the public. We anticipate these closures changing quickly. Please abide by any posted notices. Up to date information will be posted on the refuge's Facebook page.Sequoyah NWR Facebook Page
The Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge uses interns throughout the year to accomplish specific projects. Internships can vary in length and require different skill sets, depending on the project. Learn more about internship opportunities at Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge and other agencies across the nation through the Student Conservation Association.SCA website
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
For the latest waterbird survey of Sequoyah NWR please use the link belowCurrent Waterbird Survey
Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge, in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, intends to prepare an Environmental Assessment as part of an updated Hunt Plan, which will include opening additional areas to white-tailed deer hunting and adding feral hog hunting for incidental harvest during the controlled deer hunts and small game hunting.Read the notice
View the live eagle cam and track the fledglings! Watch as adult eagles prepare their nest for the upcoming nesting season. Bald eagles nest in several locations on the refuge. In winter, you might see many bald eagles roosting in cottonwoods or swooping over the waters in search of fish or waterfowl. Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge hosts some of hte largest bald eagle populations in the state.View the Camera
The alligator snapping turtle is the one of the largest freshwater turtles in the world and can live up to 100 years in the wild. It uses its unique worm-like appendage to lure in prey just close enough to become a meal.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Oct 01, 2015