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    Harris Neck Re-Opens!

    The refuge is now partially re-opened with some closures still in place including portions of the Wildlife Drive and Bluebill Pond Trail.

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    2016-17 Hunt Permits

    Beginning July 15, hunters may purchase the 2016-17 Hunt Permit. Please visit the refuge's hunting web page for details.

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  • Southern Pine Beetle

    Refuge Combats Destructive Pine Beetle

    Timber harvesting continues to treat a recent infestation of deadly southern pine beetles.

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Recent Bird Sightings

eBird Trail Tracker


Find out what birds are currently being seen at the refuge using the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's eBird Trail Tracker.

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About the Complex

Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex

The Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex is comprised of seven national wildlife refuges, totaling 56,949 acres, located in coastal Georgia and South Carolina.

Harris Neck is managed as part of the Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex.

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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.

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Enjoy Your Visit!

  • Visitor Activities


    Wildlife-dependent recreational activities are offered year-round at Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge including wildlife viewing, photography, hiking, bicycling, fishing and hunting. Come and enjoy YOUR National Wildlife Refuge!

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  • Hunt Information

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    Harris Neck NWR offers archery and gun hunting opportunities for both deer and feral hogs. A refuge hunt permit and State licenses are required of all hunter 16 and over.

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  • History of the Refuge


    The history of Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge is as rich and diverse as the wildlife and habitat resources protected there today.

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  • Find a Baby Bird or Injured Wildlife?

    The refuge is not equipped to take in or care for injured or orphaned animals. The Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources maintains a list of permitted wildlife rehabilitators that you may contact. Georgia DNR is also who should be contacted for any nuisance wildlife issues, including aggressive alligators.

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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Wood stork chicks - John Carrington
Last Updated: Aug 11, 2016
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