Stillwater Refuge is For The Birds!
Stillwater NWR is a great place to see and hear thousands of wading and shore birds during Spring migration.
Fire on the Refuge Restores, Renews
Habitats that survive and thrive are managed with the help of prescribed fires.
More about Fire
Geese, Ducks and Swans - Oh My!
Geese, ducks and Tundra swans migrate through the refuge on twice-yearly journeys. Look for wintering raptors as well.
Mountain of Butterflies Discovery
Discovery of Mountain of the Butterflies in 1975 unlocked secrets of monarch migration.
Mountain of Butterflies discovered 41yrs ago
Stillwater NWR Hunt Program
General waterfowl season is CLOSED. There is no water north of Division Road in the hunt area. Click here for NV hunt rules.NV State Hunt Regulations - 2015/16
About the Complex
The Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex is composed of Anaho Island NWR, Fallon NWR and Stillwater NWR in of north-central Nevada.
Stillwater is managed as part of the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge 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
Stillwater NWR: An Oasis in the Desert
Be prepared before you visit Stillwater NWR Complex. Ask, listen and learn. Click the link below for the local weather forecast to help you plan a visit.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jan 28, 2016
Join a Stillwater Stomp Tour!January 09, 2016 - March 05, 2016
Learn about the colorful history, wildlife, water and more! Transportation, snacks and viewing gear included. Limited seats - reserve now!2016 Stillwater Stomp Flyer