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

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Face masks are required in all federal buildings and on all federal lands.
  • Maintain 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


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    Condors roosting at Blue Ridge NWR

    Endangered California condors roosting in western Sierras for first time in nearly 40 years

    Learn more

  • Hutton's Bowl 2021 Condor Nest Cam

    Hutton's Bowl Condor NestCam 2021!

    Brought to by a partnership with Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Santa Barbara Zoo.

    Watch the live condor cam here!

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    Explore the Condor Cave

    Witness the daily life of a condor chick from a webcam inside the nest! Visit our new Facebook page to see all the clips.

    The Condor Cave

  • Condor Kids Third Grade Curriculum

    CondorKids Third Grade Curriculum

    Promote conservation and awareness in the classroom with the new condor kids 3rd grade curriculum.

    Learn more

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