Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you recreate responsibly.

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Things to do

Final Hunting and Fishing Package

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released a final hunting and fishing package for Bond Swamp NWR in Georgia.

Learn the details here . . .

Environmental Action Statement

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Environmental Action Statement for Hunt Categorical Exclusion

Environmental Action Statement

Walking Trails

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There are over 3 miles of walking trails on the Bond Swamp Refuge and at the Piedmont Refuge, ranging from easy to moderate in difficulty. You can walk them separately or as a continuous loop. Check out our walking trail tear sheet for a detailed map of the trails.

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Wildlife to Observe

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The animals that live at Bond Swamp are as diverse as the refuge, from bats that fly high in the sky to the frogs that burrow into the mud.

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Get Educated

Environmental Education

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Educational programs are available to organized school, civic, professional and conservation groups. Advanced reservations are required for all programs and can be made by phoning the refuge at (478) 986 - 5441.

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About the Complex

Piedmont Complex

Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Piedmont Complex.

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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.

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