Named in honor of an African-American hunting guide who led President Theodore Roosevelt on famous Mississippi and Louisiana bear-hunting trips, Holt Collier National Wildlife Refuge was established in 2004.

Visit Us

Holt Collier National Wildlife Refuge is open to the public to allow visitors to connect with nature. From hunting and wildlife observation to nature photography, there is plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.  

Location and Contact Information

      About Us

      Holt Collier National Wildlife Refuge was established in 2004. The refuge was named for the legendary African-American hunting guide who led President Theodore Roosevelt on his famous Mississippi bear hunting trip. 

      What We Do

      Habitat management programs are implemented to meet conservation objectives for migratory and resident wildlife, as well as native plant communities.

      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

      Holt Collier National Wildlife Refuge is located in the heart of the Mississippi Delta.  The Delta is well known for its diversity and abundance of wildlife and has a rich history of conservation.

      Our Library

      Our digital library is where you can find brochures, refuge management documents, and coloring books.

      TheodoreRoosevelt508Birds2020

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