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.


  • Environmental Assessment

    For Key Cave NWR Sport Hunting Decision Document Package.

    Environmental Assessment Document . . .

  • Cooperative Agriculture Program

    The Cooperative Agriculture Agreements and Notice of Intent documents are avaailable for your viewing.

    Learn more

  • Public Notice of Hunt Plan Expansion

    Availability for Comment – Draft Compatibility Determination and Environmental Assessment for Hunt Plan Expansion at Key Cave NWR

    Hunt Expansion Plan

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