National Wildlife Refuge System

Welcome to the National Wildlife Refuge Trails

Whether you are looking for an easy trail to hike on a spring weekend or a challenging adventure for a vacation, these pages will help you identify refuge trails that match your interests.

Find a Refuge Trail

Click on a state on the map to locate refuges with trails. Click on a refuge name to find a description of each trail, including length, surface, grade, GPS location and special features. Refuge trails may also be designated as National Recreation, Scenic or Historic Trails. Contact individual refuges with questions about particular trails.

New Trail at Tamarac Refuge, MN

A new 21-mile segment of the North Country National Scenic Trail has been opened at Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge in Minnesota.

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New Recreation Trails

National Recreation Trails have been designated on three New England refuges.

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Last updated: June 7, 2013