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

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining 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


  • STLPublicRadioRandallHymanAug18

    Improving Wildlife Habitats

    Restoring historic flood patterns and improving wildlife habitats at Clarence Cannon.

    Read the full story by St. Louis Public Radio!

  • Doe on Trail

    Mobility and Visually Impaired Hunt

    Applications and drawing of all managed deer hunts are now being handled through the MO Dept. of Conservation.

    Learn More

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

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