Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we encourage you to:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


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Proposed Minor Changes to Hunt Program

Panther Swamp NWR is proposing minor changes to the hunt program through the 2020-2021 regulatory process. Please see attached document explaining the changes. Comments may be submitted to Kate Harrigan, National Chief of Hunting and Fishing, at katherine_harrigan@fws.gov

Proposed Minor Changes to Hunt Program with downloadable Categorical Exclusion Checklist

Visitor Activities

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Many different activities await you at Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge! Whether you enjoy hunting, fishing, photography, or simple wildlife observation, we have something for you. Check out our Visitor Activities page for more information.

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About the Complex

Theodore Roosevelt Complex

Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Theodore Roosevelt 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.

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