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

Refuge Report

Visit Your National Wildlife Refuge!

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National Wildlife Refuges provide a variety of activities that offer the chance to unplug from the stresses of daily life and reconnect with our natural surroundings. Find out more about public use opportunities at Green River National Wildlife Refuge.

Public Use Information

Know the Signs

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Various signs may be posted on the refuge for your protection and the protection of wildlife. Learn about what each sign means.

Please Respect the Following Signs

Bring the Refuge to you!

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When taking a trip to the refuge isn't possible, you can still learn about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, different wildlife species, and wildlife careers.

USFWS Educational Videos


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Visit our pages made just for kids! They are full of ideas on how to play outside. No adults allowed!

Just For Kids
Interested Landowners

Potentially Interested Landowners

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will buy land from willing sellers only. If your land falls within the Conservation Partnership Area and you would like more information follow the link below.

Learn more...

Kentucky Refuges

National Wildlife Refuges in Kentucky

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Green River National Wildlife Refuge is managed out of the Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters in Benton, Kentucky.

Visit Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge's Page

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