Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
During the current public health emergency, whenever possible, outdoor recreation sites at national wildlife refuges will remain open to the public. For now, refuge visitor centers and other public facilities may be closed and most scheduled events have been postponed.

For local conditions review the information on this website and call ahead.

If visiting one of our location, please ensure public health and safety by following guidance from the CDC and state and local public health authorities. You can do this by maintaining social distancing, avoiding overcrowding and excercising good hygiene. For more information: FWS Coronavirus Response page.


What's Going on at the Refuge

Waterfowl Survey Results

Waterfowl Surveys are done weekly at Clarence Cannon NWR and Delair Division of Great River NWR. Click here for the results.

Waterfowl Surveys

Mobility and Visually Impaired Hunts

Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge offers annual hunts for mobility and/or visually impaired hunters. These deer hunts help to improve the deer herd on the refuge and provide a recreational opportunity for mobility and/or visually impaired hunters. Applications for mobility and/or visually impaired hunters are now available.


Visit the Refuge

Explore the great outdoors and the diversity of wildlife at Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge. From hiking trails, observation decks, to an auto route, there's plenty to enjoy. Exhibits at the refuge visitor center tell the story of the Mississippi Flyway and river habitats and is open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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