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.


  • Frequently Asked Questions

    See our FAQ page for answers to common questions at our refuge, such as regulations for camping and ATV use.

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    Refuge Gallery

    See our multimedia page for photographs taken around our refuge.


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    Kid's Activity Sheets

    Download our fun activity sheets and let your kids play and learn about wildlife.

    Kids Activity Sheets


Hunt Season Dates/Information

Please follow the below link to the Rules, Regulations, and Maps for the Carolina Sandhills NWR hunt program.

Carolina Sandhills NWR Hunt Season Dates/Info

Meet our friends

Friends of Carolina Sandhills NWR

The Friends of Carolina Sandhills NWR is an organization who treasure and support our refuge. Learn more about them on our Partnerships page.

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Visit the Refuge

Looking for information for your next visit to Carolina Sandhills NWR? Click the link below

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About the Complex

Carolina Sandhills Complex

Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Carolina Sandhills Complex.

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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