Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you Recreate Responsibly.

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information.
  • Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, people who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces.
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick and continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and follow CDC guidance on how to protect yourself and others.


Features

  • Pintail rotator

    Northern Pintail

    Slim and long-necked, the northern pintail has a distinctive silhouette.

  • Shoveler rotator

    Northern Shoveler

    Its elongated, spoon-shaped bill has comblike projections along its edges, which filter out food from the water.

  • Turnstone rotator

    Ruddy Turnstone

    This stocky, brightly patterned shorebird, can be seen actively pecking, probing, and flipping over stones along rocky shores.

  • Tattler rotator

    Wandering Tattler

    This bird can be seen bobbing and teetering among the rocks and waves during winter and migration.

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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.

Learn more about the NWRS