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Visitor Activities

Kayakers on the refuge - Tom Meridith/USFWS.

There are activities for the whole family year-round at Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge including hunting, fishing, boating, camping, wildlife viewing and photography. Check out our Visitor Activities page to learn more.

Visitor Activities

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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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Around the Refuge

  • Get Involved

    YCC crew posting signs - USFWS.

    Volunteers and interns are an important resource for Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge. Exciting opportunities including plant and wildlife surveys, leading tours, trail maintenance, and assisting in habitat modification are all available. Visit our Get Involved page to learn more about how you can help out.

    Get Involved
  • Wildlife & Habitat

    Bull moose - USFWS.

    The Umbagog area, unique in its habitats, provides home to many different species. Situated at the southern range of the boreal forests and the northern range of the deciduous forests, the Umbagog area is a transition zone providing homes to species of both habitat types. A total of 229 bird species have been observed on the refuge, and 137 species are known to breed there.

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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Sep 02, 2014
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