Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
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. Visitor Centers and other facilities, however, may be closed. Scheduled events may be cancelled. Please follow public health guidelines and avoid congregating. For more information: FWS Coronavirus Response page and call for local conditions.

Around the Refuge

2020 Spring Turkey Hunt Lottery

Greetings! If you would like to apply to the new spring turkey hunt lottery, please click on the link below to download the entry form and instruction sheet. Good luck!

2020 Spring Turkey Hunt Lottery Entry Form and Instructions

New Hunt Plan for Great Bay is Approved

To read and/or download the new hunt plan for Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge, click on the link below.

New Great Bay NWR Hunt Plan

News, Publications & Other Resources

This pages serves as a gateway to news releases, refuge publications, and a variety of documentary resources.

News, Publications & Other Resources
What's Happening

Free Public Programs!


All refuge programs and events have been postponed until further notice.

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