Features

  • Crane Tours

    Crane Tours

    All aboard for this ranger guided tour of the refuge where we will seek out the elusive Mississippi Sandhill Crane.

    Fall-Winter Crane Tours

  • 2017 Wild Crane Pop Report Image

    2017 Wild Crane Population Report

    Learn more about the current status of the wild crane population at the refuge!

    2017 Wild Crane Population Report

  • Photo Galleries

    Refuge Gallery

    Catch a glimpse of the plants and animals that call the refuge home! Explore our photo galleries.

    Photo Galleries

  • FB Trail Sign

    Take a Hike!

    Its a great time of year to view the many species of carnivorous plants that call the refuge home, let's take a hike!

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What's Happening at the Refuge?

It's Crane Tour Season!

Crane Tours

All aboard for this ranger guided tour of the refuge where we will seek out the elusive Mississippi Sandhill Crane. Space is Limited. Reservations Required.

Fall/Winter Crane Tours

Colt Capers!

Colt TN

Join a ranger for a story and activity about a wild animal that calls the refuge home! (A program for children ages 3 - 5). These programs are held on the third Thursday of the month from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

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Fire As a Tool

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Did you know that prescribed fires are one of the most important tools the refuge uses to restore the endangered wet pine savanna habitat?

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Did You Know?

Plants That Bite Back!

Carnivorous Plants - Sundews

Did you know that there are ten species of carnivorous plants that can be seen at the refuge?

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About the Complex

Gulf Coast Complex

Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Gulf Coast Complex.

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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