Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
During the current public health emergency, whenever possible, outdoor recreation sites at national wildlife refuges will remain open to the public. For now, refuge visitor centers and other public facilities may be closed and most scheduled events have been postponed.

For local conditions review the information on this website and call ahead.

If visiting one of our location, please ensure public health and safety by following guidance from the CDC and state and local public health authorities. You can do this by maintaining social distancing, avoiding overcrowding and excercising good hygiene. For more information: FWS Coronavirus Response page.

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  • LAKE ANDES NWR HQ OFFICE HAS RELOCATED

    The refuge is open, however; access is limited. Please obey all Road Closure signs for your safety. Call 605-481-2910 for emergencies.

    Lake Andes NWR Headquarters

  • Lake Andes NWR Complex

    The Lake Andes NWR Complex consists of the Lake Andes NWR, Karl E. Mundt NWR and the Lake Andes Wetland Management District.

    Lake Andes NWR Complex

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    Refuges Along the Lewis & Clark Trail

    Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails and National Wild and Scenic Rivers Systems

    Refuges Along Lewis and Clark Trail

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    Photo Gallery

    Look what we've seen on Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge Complex!

    Photo Gallery

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    Hours of Operation

    The Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters is open 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday except Federal Holidays.

    Contact Us

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.

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