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

  • Check alerts and local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, all visitors (age 2 and older), who are fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask inside of federal buildings in areas of substantial or high community transmission.. All visitors who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces.
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick and continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and follow CDC guidance on how to protect yourself and others.


Features

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    Where Two Rivers Meet

    Where the Arkansas and Canadian Rivers meet, waterfowl gather in the thousands, including the largest population of snow geese in Oklahoma.

    Wildlife & Habitat

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    Enjoy, Explore, Learn!

    Get outside and explore Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge, managed for the benefit of wildlife and you.

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    A Closer Look

    Get up close and personal with some of the refuge's wild residents and the habitat they depend upon.

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    Where Wildlife Comes First

    National Wildlife Refuges are managed for wildlife and habitat and to ensure future generations will always have wild places to explore!

News

Flood Repair Closures

October 18, 2021

The refuge is working to repair previous flood damage. Starting Oct. 18, 2021 there will be a traffic light at the Horton Slough bridge near the refuge entrance. The area is being repaved and the light will manage traffic entering and exiting the refuge. There may be short time periods later this week that the road is closed. Sandtown Nature Trail will be closed, and there will be a partial closure of the Horton Slough Nature Trail.

Waterbird Monitoring Protocol

Field feeding Mallards taking flight at Sequoyah NWR

The refuge recently completed a protocol for monitoring waterbirds and waterbird habitats

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Bald Eagle Cam

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View the live eagle cam and track the fledglings! Watch as adult eagles prepare their nest for the upcoming nesting season. Bald eagles nest in several locations on the refuge. In winter, you might see many bald eagles roosting in cottonwoods or swooping over the waters in search of fish or waterfowl. Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge hosts some of hte largest bald eagle populations in the state.

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Surveys and Reports

Waterfowl Hunting Report

The refuge is reporting the latest information on waterfowl hunting on their facebook page.

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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.

Learn more about the NWRS