• Auto Tour Route Reopens

    Road conditions have improved; however, soft spots still exist. Please exercise caution and drive slowly.

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    Junior Duck Stamp Contest Deadline

    The deadline for entries is this Friday, March 15.

    Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest


Upcoming Events


Citizen Science Day: April 13, 11:00 AM-3:00 PM. Mini-BioBlitz: April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Citizen Science Day

Visitor Information


The Wildlife Education Center is open Tuesday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. and second and fourth Saturdays, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, except Federal holidays. The Auto Tour Route is open daily, sunrise to sunset throughout the year.

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Volunteer with Kids

Volunteers play an instrumental role in a wide range positions at the refuge, from welcoming/orienting visitors to the Refuge at the front desk, hosting interpretive/education events, to assisting in biological surveys. Volunteers work together to meet every challenge to increase environmental awareness. Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is a great place to share talents, learn about the Refuge, and connect to an extraordinary conservation community!

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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