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.


Features

Annual Permits Available Online

The TR Complex is transitioning to an online only approach. Annual Public Use Permits can be purchased at the RecAccess website.

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NEWS

Public Use Regulations Brochure

Theodore Roosevelt Complex is pleased to share the 2021-2022 Public Use Regulations and Maps.

TRC Public Use Regulations

Limited Draw Hunt Applications

All applications must be submitted online. Please check the RecAccess site for process and deadlines.

Limited Draw Hunt Applications

Annual Public Use Permit

TR Complex Annual Public Use Permits are valid August 1 - July 31 and are only available for purchase online.

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Visitor Activities

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Many different activities await you at Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge! Whether you enjoy hunting, fishing, photography, or simple wildlife observation, we have something for you. Check out our Visitor Activities page for more information.

Visitor Activities
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Be sure to "like" the Theodore Roosevelt Complex's Facebook page! You can stay up to date on all of the current happenings at the Refuges and is the best place to go for up-to-the minute information.

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About the Complex

Theodore Roosevelt Complex

Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Theodore Roosevelt Complex.

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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.

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