Just For Kids

Just for Kids

DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge is a great place to enjoy the outdoors.  Kids can enjoy fishing on DeSoto Lake, hiking on one of our nature trails or learning about wildlife in our Visitor Center.

Kids, learn more about DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge through our Junior Refuge Manager activity.  Stop by the visitor center to pick up a booklet or download it here. 

Let's Go Outside backpacks can also be checked out at the visitor center.  These adventure packs include tools for exploring nature like binoculars, field guides, bug jars and more.

DeSoto Scavenger Hunts: Print off a scavenger hunt and try your luck discovering some of the plants and wildlife of DeSoto:

DeSoto Plant Scavenger Hunt

DeSoto Animal Scavenger Hunt