Around the Refuge

Refuge Seeks Input About Hellcat Boardwalk Re-Do!

The refuge is seeking public comments about plans to replace the beloved, and aging, Hellcat boardwalk. Click on the link below to review and/or download the related environmental assessment. Comments will be accepted at refuge headquarters through September 30th.

Hellcat Environmental Assessment and Related Documents

The Wrack Line - Our Biannual Newsletter

Click the link below to read and/or download the most recent edition of The Wrack Line, our twice yearly newsletter.

Winter and Spring 2019 Wrack Line

Refuge News & Publications

Want to read our latest press releases or download a refuge brochure, map, fact sheet or other publication? If so, click on the link below.

Publications Downloads Page
Free Public Programs

Free Public Programs

Kids at a fishing event - Matt Poole/USFWS.

For the monthly list of free public programs at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, visit our events page.

Free Public Programs in September & October

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