National Wildlife Refuge System

Fun on Wildlife Refuges

 

Camping in Alaska Ice Fishing on Refuges
Alaska Cabins PaddlingTurkey
The 22 cabins on refuges typically book
up as soon as they become available
online, six months in advance.
Details here.
Winter fishing is a tradition in many parts
of the country. Find the refuges where you
can give it a try here.
Credit: Chris Ayers Credit:  Carmen Field

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"Dragonflying" on Refuges
Takes Off
Eight Wild Facts About
Wild Turkeys
Fishing
Dragonflies PaddlingTurkey Great day fishing
These dragonflies were seen at Bosque
del Apache National Wildlife Refuge,
NM More . . .
So you thought there was nothing to
know about turkeys except whether
you liked drumsticks or white meat.
Think again. More...
A youngster discovers the excitement
of catching a fish, with encouragement
from a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
staffer. More . . .
Credit: J.N.Stuart/Creative Commons Credit: Roger Baker, USFWS

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Morel-Hunting Touring Lighthouses Bicycling
Morel Picking Touring Lighthouse Bicycling
A happy picker shows off her haul of
freshly harvested morels at DeSoto
National Wildlife Refuge in Iowa.
More . . .
Assateague Lighthouse, surrounded
by Chincoteague National Wildlife
Refuge in Virginia, is popular with
tourists for its history, abundant
wildlife and rich refuge lore.
More . . .
A young cyclist sneaks a peak back at
the trail behind her at J.N. “Ding” Darling
National Wildlife Refuge in Florida.
More . . .
Credit: USFWS Credit: Robert Wilson Credit: Steve Hillebrand, USFWS
Last updated: February 27, 2015