Features

  • Flooded LML Trail 4/25/18

    Trail Conditions

    While the MN River has receded, trails are still impacted. Please see the most up to date information here:

    Trail Conditions

  • RLEVC

    Rapids Lake EVC now open weekends!

    The Rapids Lake Education and Visitor Center is now open on weekends! Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10 am - 3 pm

    Plan Your Visit

  • Wood Duck

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Journal

    See the latest activities, events and conservation work from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

    Learn More

  • BlackTernChick

    Small Wetlands Program

    Since its creation more than 50 years ago, this program protects nearly 3 million acres of land as Waterfowl Production Areas.

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  • DuckStamp

    Federal Duck Stamp

    Funds from the sale of Federal Duck Stamps permanently protect habitat on the district.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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