Location & Hours
Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge consists of Hog Island, Plum Island, Pilot Island St. Martin Island, and Rocky Island. The islands are located in Lake Michigan, near Washington Island, off the tip of Wisconsin's Door County Peninsula.
The refuge is managed by staff at the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge Complex in Mayville, WI. Contact 920-387-2658 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plum Island is open to public use Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day weekend.
About the Complex
The Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge is part of a complex that includes the Horicon, Fox River, and Gravel Island national wildlife refuges as well as the Leopold Wetland Management District.
Green Bay is managed as part of the Horicon Leopold Complex.
Learn more about the complex
About the NWRS
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
The dwarf lake iris is listed on the Endangered Species List and is only found in select habitats in the Great Lakes region.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Feb 18, 2017