Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1964, with community support and in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to provide habitat for wintering waterfowl and other migratory and resident wildlife.
COVID Notice


Due to the CoronaVirus Health Emergency

The Eufaula NWR  Headquarters Building is CLOSED to the Public until further Notice

 but it is functioning and remains available for phone calls,  etc., during normal business hours

During the current public health emergency, whenever possible, outdoor recreation sites at national wildlife refuges and national fish hatcheries will remain open to the public.

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Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge lies within the historical range of the longleaf pine/wiregrass ecosystem and contains remnant longleaf pine stands. Refuge wetlands, croplands, woodlands, old fields, grasslands and open water create a mosaic of wildlife-rich habitats that support almost 300 species of birds, 40 species of mammals and many amphibians, reptiles and fish.

Location and Contact Information

      About Us

      The main unit of the 11,184-acre refuge is located about 7 miles north of the city of Eufaula, Alabama, along both banks of the Chattahoochee River in southeast Alabama and southwest Georgia.

      What We Do

      Longleaf restoration

      Agricultural/seasonal wetland management/prescribed burning

      Nonnative and invasive plant control

      Trapping Occurs on this Refuge.

      Our Species

      American Alligator
      Florida alligator
      Mississippi alligator
      Louisiana alligator
      The American alligator is a large, semi-aquatic, armored reptile that is related to crocodiles. Their body alone ranges from 6 - 14 feet long. Almost black in color, the it has prominent eyes and nostrils with coarse scales over the entire body. It has a large, long head with visible upper teeth...
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