This page provides relevant academic, educational, and reference documents relating to Parker River National Wildlife Refuge.


Image of a red winged blackbird

Need more assurance that winter is really ending? Come explore the refuge on a self-guided scavenger hunt for signs of spring. Engage all your senses (ok, not taste!), to learn more about how our resident plants, birds, frogs, and other wildlife respond to the changing seasons.

Alternatives to the Refuge

Parker River NWR periodically closes due to capacity and/or management requirements. But fear not! There are many local beaches and recreation areas to explore.