Contact Us

Refuge Contact Information

Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge 
5437 West Jefferson Ave,
Trenton, MI 48183
Main Office: (734) - 365 - 0219

John D. Dingell Jr. Visitor Center Hours:
Thursday - 10:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Friday - 10:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday - 10:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday - 10:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Want us to be open more often? Join us as a Front Desk Greeter and Nature Store Volunteer by emailing us at

The visitor center will be closed on all federal holidays.

Refuge Hours: 
The grounds around the facility are open for self-guided visitation seven days a week during daylight hours. The site is located at the above address. There are no trash cans on-site. Please pack all litter, including doggie "presents" out with you!

Have a general question or want to ask about a program? Contact us by emailing

Law enforcement issues should be referred to the National Wildlife Refuge System TIPs Line: 1-844-397-8477

Key Contacts

FWS Park Ranger in hat smiling for the camera
Park Ranger - Interpretation Programs
National Wildlife Refuge System,
Urban Wildlife Conservation
Additional Role(s)
Education Programs,
Interpretive Programs,
Ranger led Programs
Interpretation Programs
Women smiling and standing in front of sign
Detroit River-Western Lake Erie Cooperative Wetland Management Area Coordinator
Partners for Fish and Wildlife,
National Wildlife Refuge System
Additional Role(s)
Invasive Species

Location and Contact Information