• Grand Opening Rotator

    Visitor Center

    The visitor center is open Thursday-Monday, 9:00-4:30. Exterior exhibits and trails are available every day.

  • Blue Heron Rotator

    Birds of Pahranagat NWR

    Are you a birder? Do you use eBird? Adding your sightings to eBird's online database helps us know what species are where and when.

    Check out the data here

  • Image of the 2017-2018 Junior Duck Stamp

    Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest

    The 2018-19 Junior Duck Stamp art contest is now open. All kindergarten through high school students are welcome to participate.

    Junior Duck Stamp Contest

  • Carp Rodeo Event

    Saturday, April 28, 2018

    It's our biggest event of the year! Free bait/poles provided. Prizes awarded. Find out more on our facebook page: https://goo.gl/jchMFF


Pahranagat wins gold!

VC interior

In the spirit of the Olympics, Pahranagat's Visitor Center was recently awarded LEED Gold certification for environmentally conscious design.

Read more about it here!

Duck Stamps Sold Here

Duck Stamp

If you want to do your part to protect nature, a $25 duck stamp is one of the best investments you can make. Since 1934, 98% of duck stamp proceeds have gone towards wetland acquisition. Over 70% of Pahranagat's land was purchased with duck stamp funds.

Learn more about how purchasing duck stamps benefits conservation

Free family-friendly fun

Programs and Events 150 by 118

Check out upcoming events out at the refuge.

Upcoming programs listed here
Camping at Pahranagat

Experience an oasis under the stars

Campsite 150 by 118

Pahranagat NWR has 15 FREE first-come, first-serve campsites along Upper Pahranagat Lake.

Learn More

About the Complex

Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

Read more about the complex
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