Skip Navigation


  • Ice_Fishing_kid_218x116

    Join Us For Kids Ice Fishing Day!

    Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to noon

    Ice Fishing for Kids

  • fox218x116

    Tracks in the snow

    The habitat and tracks reveal a gray fox has walked on the refuge backwater forest.

  • Burnpiles

    Wabasha Prairie Closed to Entry

    Wabasha Prairie Closed to Entry During Restoration Activities including burning.

    Wabasha Prairie Closed

Discover Wildlife

Discover Wildlife


Mayflies, dragonflies, bald eagles all grace the skies. Walleye, perch and largemouth bass swim below the river. Why not give dragonfly watching a chance?

Discover Wildlife

Be a patient photographer

Be a Patient Photographer


Wildlife shots take time. What better place to relax and wait then outside on a refuge.

Wildlife Photography Tips

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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  

Follow NWRS Online


What's Going On?

Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Feb 07, 2017
Return to main navigation