Around the Refuge

2019 Hunting Regulations Available Now

Hunting Lg

WATERFOWL Hunting Open/Closed information can be obtained by calling the reservation number, (315) 568-4136. DEER Hunting is now open in the Wildlife Drive/Main Pool area, Seneca Trail, and Headquarters area. Deer hunting is open through December 17.

2019 Hunting Regulations
What's Happening

Hours & Trail Openings/Closings

Fishing on the refuge - USFWS.

Visitor Center closed for the season November 28, 2019 - mid-March, 2020. Wildlife Drive closed for the season December 1, 2019 - April 1, 2020 (weather-depending) Seneca Trail closed December 9 - 17, 2019 Esker Brook & South Spring Pool Trails closed until December 18, 2019 Check out our Visitor Activities page to learn more!

Visitor Activities

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