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


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New Hunt/Fish Opportunities

The New Hunt Program Changes as of August 31, 2020. Dahomey NWR has made changes to the hunt program in the Final 2020-2021 Station-Specific Hunting and Sport Fishing Regulations process.

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Meet our friends!

Friends of Dahomey

The Friends of Dahomey National Wildlife Refuge, Inc. is a non-profit organization that supports the mission of the refuge, as well as hosting events and helping with activities.

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Become a volunteer

Interested in volunteering? The refuge works with the Friends of Dahomey, Inc. and other volunteers to maintain the butterfly garden and complete other wildlife habitat projects. For more information, contact the refuge manager at (662)226-8286.

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About the Complex

North Mississippi Refuges Complex

Dahomey National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the North Mississippi 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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