October 1 - Refuge hours change to 6:00am - 8:00pm.
October 8, 2016 - Join us as we celebrate the diversity of
wild places and wildlife found on more than 560 National Wildlife Refuges. Between 10am and 2pm you can build a
bat box, see a live animal presentation and enjoy a variety of family friendly
activities. For more information, call (757)336-6122.
Entrance to the refuge is free on Sunday October 9, 2016 to kick off National Wildlife Refuge Week.
November 1, 2016 - Refuge hours change to 6:00am - 6:00pm
To honor our veterans, entrance to Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge and other National Public Lands is free for the weekend, November 11-13, 2016.
Fall heralds the return of thousands of snow geese from their northern tundra breeding grounds to the milder climate of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge for the winter. With the geese come a variety of ducks and swans as well as flocks of visitors who celebrate Thanksgiving weekend in this special place.
March 1, 2016 - Artwork due for the Virginia Junior Duck Stamp Contest.
March 15 - Tom's Cove Hook closes to 4-wheel drive vehicles, pedestrians & horseback riding.
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