Plan Your Visit

Entrance sign / Kim Marlow ©

Welcome to Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge!

Refuge Headquarters 
Hours are from 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. 

This is where the business of the refuge is conducted and refuge staff is available to provide you with maps and brochures and can give you updated information about what is happening on the refuge. There is also an accessible restroom available to the public here.

Enjoying the Refuge
Enjoy wildlife-dependent activities, including wildlife watching, hiking, hunting, and wildlife photography. Primitive trails are open seven days a week from sunrise to sunset. No entrance fee is required. A portable toilet is located at Champion Lake Public Use Area.

Special Events and Activities
Trinity River Refuge hosts or participates in numerous free special events for the public throughout the year. Find out what is happening on your refuge!

Directions to Refuge Headquarters
Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge is located in Liberty County, TX, approximately 45 miles northeast of Houston and 45 miles west of Beaumont. The physical address is 601 FM 1011, Liberty, TX, 77575.

From Houston: Take I-10 east to TX-146 (Mont Belvieu exit). Go north on TX-HWY 146 for 16 miles to US 90. Turn right on US 90 and go six miles to Liberty. At Main St. (traffic light at McDonald's), turn left and go 3.3 miles to FM 1011. Turn left and continue 0.6 miles. The office is on the left.

From Beaumont: Take I-10 west to FM 563/Anahuac/Liberty exit. Turn right and go 17.4 miles. Turn left on US 90 and go 0.8 miles to Main Street (traffic light at McDonalds). Turn right and go 3.3 miles to FM 1011. Turn left and continue 0.6 miles. The office is located on the left.

Directions to Refuge Day Use Areas
The refuge has ten day use areas open to the public. Get directions here.

Helpful Information
Liberty-Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce