Explore the Refuge

Alligator Slough Boardwalk

Alligator Slough Boardwalk

Planning a visit to Hillside NWR? Be sure to include the Alligator Slough Boardwalk! From the boardwalk, you will have beautiful views of a cypress slough and plenty of opportunities to observe and photograph wildlife. Please follow the link below for more information about planning your visit to the refuge!

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About the Refuge

Wildlife and Habitat

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Hillside NWR has a great diversity of wildlife species and habitats. From steep loess bluffs to bottomland swamps, Hillside NWR is truly unique. Want to learn more? Follow the link below!

Wildlife and Habitat

About the Complex

Theodore Roosevelt Complex

Hillside National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Theodore Roosevelt 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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