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


What You Need To Know

End of Season Hunting

Hunting Lottery

There is a significant amount of confusion regarding the last few days of hunting on the refuge. We’ve summarized it for you.

Hunting Season Summary

COVID-19 Updates

Butterfly Sampling

Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge is open. All outdoor refuge facilities remain open, including trails, parking areas, and observation decks. However, buildings are closed to public access. Staff are available by telephone during business hours to answer any questions you may have at (509) 546-8300. While the refuge remains open, the state of Washington is making changes to access to state lands and to recreation throughout the state. Changes to fishing seasons apply to the refuge. Please check the state’s web site for changes related to fishing in Washington.

Washington Lands & Uses
Basic Stuff

Watching Wildlife

Ducks

Want to see more animals on your trip to Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge? Here are some tips from the "experts."

Watching Wildlife

About the Complex

Mid-Columbia River National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Mid-Columbia River 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