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.


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New Hunt/Fish Opportunities

The New Hunt Program Changes as of August 31, 2020. Dahomey NWR has made changes to the hunt program in the Final 2020-2021 Station-Specific Hunting and Sport Fishing Regulations process.

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Meet our friends!

Friends of Dahomey

The Friends of Dahomey National Wildlife Refuge, Inc. is a non-profit organization that supports the mission of the refuge, as well as hosting events and helping with activities.

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Become a volunteer

Interested in volunteering? The refuge works with the Friends of Dahomey, Inc. and other volunteers to maintain the butterfly garden and complete other wildlife habitat projects. For more information, contact the refuge manager at (662)226-8286.

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About the Complex

North Mississippi Refuges Complex

Dahomey National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the North Mississippi Refuges 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.

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