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

  • Check alerts and local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, all visitors (age 2 and older), who are fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask inside of federal buildings in areas of substantial or high community transmission.. All visitors who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces.
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick and continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and follow CDC guidance on how to protect yourself and others.


  • Pintails and Mallards over Tetons

    Sunrise over Tetons, Camas NWR

    The Teton Mountain Range provides a spectacular backdrop to the East of Camas NWR

  • weasel


    Weasels are elusive creatures, but can be found at Camas

  • Geese in Flight, Lemhis

    Geese at Camas NWR

    Geese in flight against a colorful sunset

  • Bull Moose in Autumn

    Bull moose

    Moose enjoy the marshes at Camas

  • Snow Geese flying

    Snow geese in flight

    Thousands of snow geese migrate every spring and fall, stopping at Camas to rest and eat.

What's New

Camas NWR Draft Compatibility Determination Comment Period

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We are seeking your comments on Camas NWR’s proposal to develop a Right-of-Way permit to facilitate running electrical service to three new locations on Camas NWR. Our public comment period runs from September 13-27, 2021. Read the Refuge’s Compatibility Determination, and find out how to submit your comments.

Camas NWR Draft Compatibility Determination

Final Hunt Plan


Thank you to all who commented on Camas NWR’s Draft Hunt Plan and Environmental Assessment. We considered your comments in finalizing the Plan, which opens the Refuge to elk and dove hunting for the first time.

Read the Hunt Plan here

Our Refuge Friends!

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Check out the Friends of Camas NWR for up to date Birding and other activities occurring at Camas!

Learn about Friends of Camas

Winter at Camas

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Winter is fast approaching Eastern Idaho!

About the Complex

Southeast Idaho NWR Complex

Camas National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Southeast Idaho NWR Complex.

Read more about the complex
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