Around the Refuge

Winter at Missisquoi

winter trail

One of the quietest times at the refuge and the trails are open to cross country skiing and snowshoeing! Look for animal tracks and winter birds at the refuge this winter!

Visitor Activities

Young birder on the refuge - USFWS.

There are a variety of activities year-round at Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge including wildlife viewing, photography, hunting, environmental education and interpretation. Learn more on our Visitor Activities page.

Visitor Activities

Get Involved

Waterfowl banding - USFWS.

There are a wide variety of opportunities for volunteers on the refuge including invasive species control, trail maintenance, waterfowl banding, public events and many others. Learn more on our Get Involved page.

Get Involved
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Wildlife and Habitat

American bittern in flight - Ken Sturm/USFWS.

There are wildlife viewing opportunities throughout the year at Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge. Visit our Wildlife & Habitat page to learn more about when and where to view various species.

Wildlife & Habitat

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.

Learn more about the NWRS