Facility Activities

Holt Collier, one of this country’s most legendary hunters ever, roamed the swamps of Mississippi in pursuit of bear. Collier guided many famous hunters, including President Theodore Roosevelt, who considered Collier the greatest hunter he ever met. An African-American who fought in the...

Visitors to the Refuge are welcome to walk along existing roads and explore the early successional forest to catch a glimpse of the many species of wildlife that call this Refuge home.

With over 200 species of neotropical migratory birds, American alligators, white-tailed deer, and many other resident wildlife species, Holt Collier NWR is a great place for wildlife and nature photography.