Rules and Regulations

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Regulations for Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge changed in 2008, current brochures are available at all Kiosk's and the Office Visitor Center.


There are many of fun, interesting, and educational things you can do on the refuge. Keep in mind, if an activity is not wildlife related and doesn’t help in the protection or understanding of wildlife or their habitat, there are probably refuge rules governing this activity. 

Refuge rules and regulations are necessary for the protection of visitors, and wildlife and their habitats. Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge is subject to Federal, State, and local laws and regulations. The Refuge is patrolled by Federal Law Enforcement Officers, State Game Wardens, and County Deputies. All violations of Refuge regulations are subject to a fine, arrest, or both. 

Please check with refuge management before participating in an activity that could harm the environment or yourself. Be safe and enjoy your National Wildlife Refuge.

Hunting and Fishing  

National wildlife refuges across the country offer a variety of hunting and fishing opportunities. Please review our current Hunting and Fishing Brochure for refuge specific information and regulations.