Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1946 to provide habitat for migratory birds, wildlife, and plants native to the area.
Refuge Access

Due to high water levels certain areas of the refuge have restricted access including:

  • Tern, and Egret roads
  • Refuge road low water crossing

    Wildlife Drive and Bennet Lane remain open to traffic but proceed with caution at low water crossings.

Bow Hunting
All you need to know about hunting at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. Apply for a limited quota permit through TPWD here!
Hiking Trail
Hagerman offers over 9 miles of moderate to easy level hiking trails. Learn more about each trail and download trail maps here!

Visit Us

National wildlife refuges offer us all a chance to unplug from the stresses of daily life and reconnect with our natural surroundings. At Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, each season brings new sights and sounds that can help recharge your soul and lift your spirits. Take a relaxing cruise along Wildlife Drive on the shores of Lake Texoma to watch wading birds stalk their prey or a northern harrier glide over marshes in search of small mammals. Listen to the sounds of songbirds and insects while you stroll along one of five hiking trails. Every visit offers something different than the one before. What might you see today? 

Location and Contact Information

      Our Species

      Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge boasts an abundance of birds and wildlife native to the north Texas area. From colorful painted buntings and red-headed woodpeckers, to playful river otters and majestic bald eagles, there is always something to see on the refuge.