Features

  • 2018-2019 Hunt Seasons Assabet River NWR

    Hunt seasons during 2018-2019 at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

    2018-2019 Hunt Seasons at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

  • Attn Hunters Seeking to Purchase Permits

    The permit website is live! Click link to be directed to more information.

    More information about 2018 permits here

  • America the Beautiful Passes Smaller

    Nat'l Park Passes No Longer Sold at VC

    America the Beautiful Passes can be purchased by appointment (call 978-443-4661) at our administrative offices: 73 Weir Hill Rd. Sudbury MA.

  • Lowell Students Raise Turtles

    Read about how elementary students in Lowell are helping the refuge raise threatened Blanding's turtles.

    Read the story on the blog

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    Every Kid in the Park

    The "Every Kid in a Park" initiative provides all fourth graders and their families free admission to their public lands.

    Every Kid in the Park FAQs

Around the Refuge

Visitor Activities

Environmental education on the refuge - USFWS.

There are a variety of activities at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge including wildlife viewing, photography, hunting, fishing, environmental education and interpretation. Check out our Visitor Activities page to learn more.

Visitor Activities

Come Visit Us!

Refuge open daily: Sunrise to Sunset ---- Visitor Center open Sat-Sun: 10am to 4pm ---- Phone: (978) 562-3527 --- 680 Hudson Road, Sudbury MA 01776

Upcoming Events

October 2018 Event Calendar

Upcoming events at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge.

October 2018 Event Calendar

About the Complex

Eastern Massachusetts National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Eastern Massachusetts 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