In The Community


Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge offers tremendous wildlife resources to the local community, as well as many visitors from afar.

Roanoke River NWR is a popular destination for hunters.  Each April, the refuge hosts a Youth Turkey Hunt that is conducted by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission.  Turkey hunting opens to other hunters in April through May.  An archery and muzzleloader deer season is available in September and October and deer season opens to all hunters later in October and through November.  Small game season is October through December.  Waterfowl season is November through December.  Refer to hunting information for more details on dates and requirements.