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 alerts and local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, all visitors (age 2 and older), who are fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask inside of federal buildings in areas of substantial or high community transmission.. All visitors 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

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

Around the Refuge

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

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What's Happening

LAKE ANDES NWR HQ OFFICE HAS RELOCATED

The refuge is open, however; our office has moved. Our temporary office is located at Fort Randall FCU in Pickstown, SD.

Click here for more information

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