Important to Know!

eBird Trail Tracker


Follow the link to see what birds are seen where as soon as anyone post to eBird! Photocredit:USFWS/MJohnson

eBird Tracker

For the Most Current Emergency Trail Notices...


Please go to our refuge facebook page! Damp and windy weather can bring down a tree and block a road without notice this time of year. And then there are habitat management and construction projects that may require brief temporary trail closings. The most current information is always available on the refuge facebook page.

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Latest News

Trail Updates

Tail Information sign

Lake Drummond Wildlife Drive/Railroad Ditch Trailhead and Jericho Lane Trailhead will be closed on October 4, 5, 11, 12, 17, 18, 31 and November 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16; except to permitted hunters. Washington Ditch Trailhead and Portsmouth Ditch Trailhead are open for hiking, biking, and wildlife observation.

Hunt Program Registration

Refuge Hunt Program Details


The refuge offers public hunting opportunities for white tail deer and American black bear. Registration for both hunts begins July 1, 2019. Follow link for more details.


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