Refuge Provides Peace and Unmatched Beauty


Photo: Sandhill crane courtesy of Jim Sinclair/USFWS.

 Necedah National Wildlife Refuge

Provides Peace and Unmatched Beauty



NECEDAH, Wisc. (FWS) – Necedah National Wildlife Refuge provides peace and unmatched beauty in the marshes, prairies, and forests of Central Wisconsin.  Extensive trails bring you through a mosaic of habitats, each attracting a wide array of wildlife.  The Refuge’s “green” Visitor Center has numerous exhibits great for the whole family!


Join wildlife and nature photographers for an introductory session on photo editing at the upcoming “Can You Capture It?” photography program at the Visitor Center on Saturday, November 15th from 9:00am – 9:45am.  Photographers of all levels are invited to discover tips and tricks for nature photographs in addition to viewing images captured on the Refuge.  All camera types and skill levels welcome! No registration necessary.


Grab your binoculars and camera for a one mile guided nature hike in search of the last remaining migratory birds on Saturday, November 15th from 10:00am – 11:00am.  Join a refuge naturalist in search of waterfowl and raptors as we hike the Visitor Center Trail.  Birders of all ages and levels welcome.  Binoculars and field guides are available.


For more information on public programming or a copy of our trail maps, contact the Necedah NWR Visitor Center at 608-565-2551 or by e-mail at  Necedah National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center is open Monday – Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm, and is located off of Highway 21 four miles west of the Village of Necedah or 18 miles east of Tomah.  Refuge lands are open sunrise to sunset year-round.  For additional information please call 608-565-2551or visit us online at


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