Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we encourage you to:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


Features

  • 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.

Learn more about the NWRS