Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you do the following:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Face masks are required in all federal buildings and on all federal lands.
  • Maintain a safe distance between yourself and other groups.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


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Current Conditions

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Due to the CoronaVirus Health Emergency the Piedmont NWR Visitor Center and Campground are CLOSED until further Notice. The quota hunt drawings will not be open to the public.

CLOSURES DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID19)

Environmental Action Statement

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Environmental Action Statement for Hunt Categorical Exclusion

Environmental Action Statement

Learn about the Red-cockaded Woodpecker

Red-cockaded woodpecker

The Red-cockaded Woodpecker (RCW), an endangered species, has first priority in refuge management on Piedmont. The RCW, a native bird of the southeastern forests, prefers mature, older age, open canopy pine stands with a low ground cover of grasses and forbs.

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Learn as a volunteer

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Our volunteer program seeks to combine the interests of the volunteer with the work needed to be accomplished in order to achieve a productive partnership, one which will ensure the conservation of resources within the refuge.

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Activities

Things to do

Photography 150W

There are plenty of wildlife viewing and photography opportunities. Hunters, fishermen, bird watchers, hikers of all ages will find what they are looking for at Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge.

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About the Complex

Piedmont Complex

Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Piedmont 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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