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

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Face masks are required in all federal buildings and on all federal lands.
  • Maintain a safe distance between yourself and other groups.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


  • Frequently Asked Questions

    See our FAQ page for answers to common questions at our refuge, such as regulations for camping and ATV use.

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    Refuge Gallery

    See our multimedia page for photographs taken around our refuge.


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    Kid's Activity Sheets

    Download our fun activity sheets and let your kids play and learn about wildlife.

    Kids Activity Sheets


Hunt Season Dates/Information

Please follow the below link to the Rules, Regulations, and Maps for the Carolina Sandhills NWR hunt program.

Carolina Sandhills NWR Hunt Season Dates/Info

Meet our friends

Friends of Carolina Sandhills NWR

The Friends of Carolina Sandhills NWR is an organization who treasure and support our refuge. Learn more about them on our Partnerships page.

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Visit the Refuge

Looking for information for your next visit to Carolina Sandhills NWR? Click the link below

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About the Complex

Carolina Sandhills Complex

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Carolina Sandhills 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.

Learn more about the NWRS