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  • Management of Wetlands

    Comprehensive Conservation Plan

    The core document that describes Red Rock Lakes NWR, its mission, goals and methods.

    Comprehensive Conservation Plan

  • Arctic Grayling Recovery

    Arctic Grayling

    The population of endangered grayling at Red Rock Lakes--the only place outside of Alaska where this fish can be found--has been growing.

    Arctic Grayling

  • Virtual Tour

    Refuge Virtual Tour

    Take an interactive tour with 360 degree panoramas to view the splendor of the Refuge and Centennial Valley.

    Red Rock Lakes Virtual Tour

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    Refuge Photo Gallery

    View images displaying the refuge's beauty and its diversity of life and geology.

    Refuge Gallery

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    Geology of the Refuge

    Learn about the geology that made this fascinating place! Geologically speaking it is quite young.

    Geology of the Centennial Valley

Refuge Driving Tours

Refuge Drives

South road 150

Plan your own driving tour through the beautiful refuge.

Click here for tour information.

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  

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What's New?

  • Big Game Hunt Application 2016

    Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge is accepting applications for the Big Game Special Access Hunt. See our permits page for additional information.

    Big Game Hunt 2016
  • Road Conditions

    July 12, 2016

    Normal summer driving conditions exist throughout the Refuge and Centennial Valley. Roads are rough, and it is highly advisable to have 10 ply tires and tire repair kits in your vehicle in case of rock puncture flats. Remember, off-road travel is not allowed.

  • Arctic Grayling not listed.

    It has been decided NOT to list the Arctic Grayling under the Endangered Species Act. Read press release here.

    Arctic Grayling not listed
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jul 26, 2016
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