Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you recreate responsibly.

  • Check alerts and local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, all visitors (age 2 and older), who are fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask inside of federal buildings in areas of substantial or high community transmission.. All visitors who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces.
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick and continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and follow CDC guidance on how to protect yourself and others.

Visitor Information

Office and Shop Locations

Bald Eagle in flight Photo by Chris Bailey 150x118

The mailing address for the Huron WMD is; PO Box 1377, Huron SD 57350. The Huron WMD shop complex is located on the Maga Ta-Hohpi WPA. The shop is eight miles west of Huron, SD on Highway 14 and 3/4 of a mile north on 392nd St. The physical address is 20721 392nd Ave., Wolsey, SD Office phone number is (605)352-5894 Shop phone number is (605)353-1382.

Visitor Information

Huron WMD

Mallard Drake Trio on Water Photo by Chris Bailey150x118

We welcome you to the Huron WMD one of five wetland management districts in eastern South Dakota. Wetland management district protect wetlands and grasslands for migratory birds. Visitors that come in the spring and fall can witness large migrations of ducks, geese and other migratory birds. Summer visitors often see waterfowl broods. To send an email to us, click at the link below.

Conservation Easements

Opportunities for Private Landowners

Conservation easements allow the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to partner with willing landowners to permanently protect wetlands and grasslands in the Prairie Pothole Region.

Learn more

Grazing Opportunities

Grazing Opportunities

Please click on the link below for individual bid packets. Bids must be submitted by 3:00pm on March 1st, 2021. Bids will be opened at 9:00am on March 2nd, 2021.

Cooperative Agricultural Agreements

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