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    Refuge Gallery

    Visit our multimedia gallery for photos and videos of Refuge wildlife, landscapes, and programs.

    Multimedia Gallery

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    Volunteer at the Visitor Center!

    Do you love Kodiak? Passionate about conservation? Volunteer as a docent at the Kodiak Refuge Visitor Center! All training is provided.

    Volunteer with Visitor Services

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Visitor Center Hours

Ranger Heather

Welcome! Our downtown Visitor Center is open from 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday-Saturday in September. On September 27th we will begin winter hours: noon to 5pm on Tuesday and Thursday-Saturday, and 10am to 5pm on Wednesdays. We are located at 402 Center Ave, across from the Baranov Museum.

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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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  • Salmon Camp Lottery

    SC Fishing trail

    A summer science camp for kids K-8th grade. Registration by lottery is open January 20th-March 25th.

    Salmon Camp Information
  • Brown Bag Lunch Series


    Join us this spring, Thursdays at noon, for presentations about local scientific research, outdoor recreation, community activities, and conservation.

    Speaker Schedule
  • Life on the Rocks


    Join us for a photo story about a rare seabird's first summer in the world - from a rocky nest in the remote mountains of the Refuge.

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  • Kodiak Duck Hunters


    We need your help! The USGS Alaska Science Center is studying Avian Influenza viruses, and we are collecting samples from Kodiak hunter-killed ducks. Participating is easy!

    More Info
Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jan 30, 2017
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