red kayak beached on the sand

Refuge Gallery

Paddle to the islands to enjoy the beauty or take a peek at our gallery.

Creatures of Cedar Keys

We Need You!

Pepper-busters Cross #4 Bridge

Pepper-buster volunteers, active around Cedar Keys for decades move to Lukens Tract on the Lower Suwanneee Refuge.

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Wilderness Act

Wilderness Act 50th Anniversary

Maple Leaf

We celebrate the last few months of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Three of the Cedar Keys are designated wilderness: Snake, Seahorse, and North.

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About the Complex

North Florida Refuges Complex

Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the North Florida Refuges 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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