Plan Your Visit

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Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge offers a wide variety of activities for visitors.  Thousands of people visit the refuge each year to take advantage of outdoor recreation opportunities such as hunting, wildlife photography and observation, and environmental education.  Please use the information below and throughout this website to plan your visit!

Contact Information

Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge
595 Yazoo Refuge Road
Hollandale, MS 38748
Telephone: 662-839-2638


Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge is located in the heart of Mississippi's Delta Region, 28 miles south of Greenville, MS, and 61 miles north of Vicksburg, Mississippi. From Greenville take Highway 1 south to the refuge sign. Turn east on Yazoo Refuge Road, and proceed to the Headquarters sign. From Vicksburg travel north on Highway 61. Turn west onto Highway 436 and proceed approximately 5.5 miles to the refuge sign at Beargarden Road. Turn right on Beargarden Road and follow the signs to Refuge Office.

Points of Interest

Yazoo NWR is located in the heart of Mississippi’s Delta Region 25 miles south of Greenville, and five air miles east of the Mississippi River in Washington County. This refuge is home to American alligators, migratory waterfowl, wading birds, state record whitetail deer, squirrel, rabbit and raccoon. The refuge also has walking trails for bird watching and there’s the new addition of the butterfly garden for delightfully of viewing and developing of butterflies.


Know Before You Go

In the summertime, temperatures can be extreme! Be sure to bring plenty of insect repellent, drinking water, and sunscreen. Early morning and late afternoon are the best times to visit, especially during the summertime when temperatures are more moderate and wildlife is most active.