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Just Looking By Tex Allen

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by Tex Allen

Directions, Address & Contact Info

Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge is located in Saginaw County, Michigan. The refuge’s headquarters is located about 5 miles south of Saginaw off of highway M-13 on the corners of Curtis and Mower Road.
Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge
6975 Mower Road
Saginaw, MI 48601
Phone Number: (989) 777-5930
Office hours (Temporarily Suspended) closed all federal holidays. 

Points of Interest

The headquarters for the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge is located at 6975 Mower Road, Saginaw, MI 48601. The phone number is (989) 777-5930. 

Points of interest on the south side of the refuge: 

  • The Wildlife Drive (PDF - 627KB), a seasonal, 6.5 mile self-guided auto tour route (CLOSED UNTIL SUMMER 2022) 
    • The usage of bikes are prohibited on the Wildlife Drive.
  • The Ferguson Bayou Trail, A National Recreation Trail

The Green Point Environmental Learning Center (ELC) is located at 3010 Maple Street, Saginaw, MI 48602. The phone number is (989) 759-1669.
Point of interest on the north side of the refuge:

Know Before You Go

Many of the refuge’s trails and the auto tour route experience seasonal flooding and may be closed. Trails may also be closed in the fall and winter for the refuge hunting program. Poison ivy may be found along many of the trails, especially at Green Point Environmental Learning Center. Bring insect repellent, drinking water, and sunscreen.   



Please Note: The Wildlife Drive and trails may be closed for visitors' safety during hunting periods.