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

  • Best of Show 2021

    2021 Winning Junior Duck Artwork

    The 2021 first, second, and third place winning artwork is pictured.

    Artwork 2021

  • Partners

    Partnerships at Muscatatuck NWR

    Have you thought about becoming more involved at Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge?

    Learn more

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    Like Us On Facebook

    Like us on Facebook to keep up with the latest refuge activities and wildlife sightings.

    Muscatatuck on Facebook

  • Auto Tour Rotator

    Auto Tour Route

    There is always something to see along the Auto Tour!

    Auto Driving Tour Link

News

Get a Federal Recreation Pass

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Recreation Passes are available M-F by appointment at the Refuge Office when the Office is open. The Office is temporarily closed.

Hunting Information

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Many opportunities are available this year. Click below for information.

Hunt 2021

Special Event Status

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Refuge special events are temporarily discontinued until normal operations resume.

Events

Junior Duck Contest Winners

Best of Show 2021

Click the following link to see the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winning artwork

Artwork 2021

About the Complex

Big Oaks/Muscatatuck

Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Big Oaks/Muscatatuck.

Read more about the complex
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