Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
During the current public health emergency, whenever possible, outdoor recreation sites at national wildlife refuges and national fish hatcheries will remain open to the public. Visitor Centers and other facilities, however, may be closed. Scheduled events may be cancelled. Please follow public health guidelines and avoid congregating. For more information: FWS Coronavirus Response page and call for local conditions.


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Celebrating 50 Years of Conservation

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge will mark its 50th anniversary on November 3rd, 2020.

Events Schedule

Around the Refuge

Seeking Public Comment on Hunting and Fishing Plan

Rhode Island NWR Complex is seeking public review and comment on its proposed hunting and fishing opening, including the Draft Hunting and Fishing Plan, Compatibility Determinations, and Environmental Assessment. We have cancelled the Open House meetings. These documents will now be available for an extended comment period from March 16, 2020 until June 1, 2020. Click the link below to find more information and the documents for review.

More Information

Sachuest Point NWR Turns 50

Join us in celebrating 50 years of conservation at Sachuest Point NWR. We will be offering guided bird walks, Earth week celebrations, archery at the Point, history talks, and more.

News Release

Night-time Fishing Permits


Night-time fishing permits for Sachuest Point NWR are now available on-line. Click the link below to purchase your permit today.

Visitor Activities

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There are visitor activities year-round at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge including fishing, wildlife viewing, interpretation, environmental education and photography. Check out our Visitor Activities page to learn more.

Visitor Activities
What's Happening

Upcoming Events

There are events year-round at the Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Check out our program calendar to find one near you!

RI Complex Program Calendar

About the Complex

Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Rhode Island 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