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

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining 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


  • Attention Hunters

    The lotteries for Cherry Valley NWR Fall 2020 Hunt Permits will open up on July 1st.

  • Refuge Fishing Permits!

    2020 Refuge Fishing Permits are available by email. Please read and review the Rules and Procedures link below.


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    Meet Our Friends

    Friends of Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge is a 501c3 non-profit organization formed in 2002 to support CVNWR.

    Friends of Cherry Valley NWR

Hunting and Fishing

Attention Hunters

The Fall Refuge Hunt Permit Lotteries will open July 1st, 2020

Spring Activity Update

Spring Activity Update

Migratory birds

Spring is a magical time for Birders and Wildlife Photographers at CVNWR. Enjoy our paved trails at the Headquarters Tract and observe hundreds of species of birds!

About the Complex

Lenape National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Lenape National Wildlife Refuge 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