Hillside National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1975 via the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act for the conservation, maintenance and management of wildlife resources.

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Whether you enjoy hunting, fishing, photography, wildlife observation or just walking in nature, Hillside National Wildlife Refuge offers outdoor recreation activities for every age and interest.  

Location and Contact Information

      About Us

      Currently, Hillside National Wildlife Refuge encompasses over 15,000 acres of diverse habitat that is home for many different species of wildlife.

      What We Do

      Management activities on Hillside National Wildlife Refuge include moist soil management, water management, forest management, law enforcement, public hunting and fishing, invasive species invasive species
      An invasive species is any plant or animal that has spread or been introduced into a new area where they are, or could, cause harm to the environment, economy, or human, animal, or plant health. Their unwelcome presence can destroy ecosystems and cost millions of dollars.

      Learn more about invasive species
      control, research, inventory and monitoring, education and interpretation.

      Our Organization

      The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages an unparalleled network of public lands and waters called the National Wildlife Refuge System. With more than 560 refuges spanning the country, this system protects iconic species and provides some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities on Earth.

      Our Species

      Hillside National Wildlife Refuge has a dynamic diversity of habitats that supports hundreds of wildlife species. 

      Our Library

      Visit our digital library to see refuge brochures, management documents, and coloring books.

      TheodoreRoosevelt508Birds2020

      A comprehensive checklist of birds one could find while visiting any Refuge within the Complex.