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


Features

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Sachuest Point NWR Virtual Tour

Enjoy a virtual tour of the Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center.

View the tour on YouTube

Around the Refuge

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is following federal, state, and local public health authority guidance to implement a phased approach to increase public access to Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge. Based on this guidance and in accordance with the White House and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the refuge is beginning to safely increase access. As of May 22, 2020, trails and the parking lot are open, while the Visitor Center remains closed. Please see the Alert page for additional guidance.

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Night-time Fishing Permits

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

https://rhodeislandpermits.recaccess.com

Protecting the Wildlife

Help us keep Sachuest Point NWR a safe place for wildlife. Please leave dogs and pets at home because they are not allowed on the refuge. Please do not feed the wildlife because it could make them sick. Remain on the trails to protect the habitat. Thank you for your help.

What's Happening

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

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

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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.

Learn more about the NWRS