Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we encourage you to:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining 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

  • Woodpecker gets lucky!

    Spring has arrived!

    Take the time this spring to come out and enjoy the spring migration!

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    Brilliant Birds

    Want to know what birds have been recently sighted at the refuge? Stay up to date with bird sightings through eBird.

    Recent Bird Sightings

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    Field Notes

    Showcasing the activities and accomplishments of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

    Field Notes

MORE REFUGE INFORMATION

Visit Us

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Trempealeau NWR lands are open dawn to dusk. The Visitor Contact Station is open Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, and closed on federal holidays. The office may be closed to accommodate duties out on the Refuge.

Plan Your Visit

Follow Us On Facebook

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Like us on Facebook and stay up to date on what is happening at the refuge.

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Federal Recreational Lands Passes

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Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge no longer issues any Federal Recreational Lands passes. For information on passes click on the link below. (A Pass is not needed to access Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge).

Federal Recreational Lands Passes
ABOUT THE REFUGE

A Little About the Refuge

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Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge is nestled along the eastern edge of the mighty Mississippi River. The scenic drive to the refuge along the Great River Scenic Byway entices travelers along the way.

About the Refuge

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