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  • Visitor Center Holiday Hours

    Both visitor centers will be closed on November 23rd from 12:30 – 4:00 and closed all day on November 24th. Happy Thanksgiving!

  • Monarch Butterflies at a Sanctuary in Mexico

    Bienvenida Mariposas Monarca

    Monarch butterflies are arriving in Mexico and settling into their winter homes at places like El Rosario and Chincua Butterfly Sanctuaries.

    Learn more about their journey.

  • Old Cedar Avenue

    The trail head and the parking lot at Old Cedar Avenue will open on Friday, October 14th.

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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Last Updated: Nov 23, 2016
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