Check out our nature cameras!
Watch bird feeders and check the weather at the refuge from the comfort of home!
Lake Caroline CLOSED
Lake Caroline is closed to all boating and fishing November 1 through January 31 to provide habitat for migratory waterfowl.
Rules and Regulations
Hiking Trail Closures
Several hiking trails are closed at the refuge, for your own safety please do not hike closed trails.
Trail Closure Map
Volunteer with us!
Join us in our work of wildlife conservation and education by volunteering.
Learn how you can help!
Calling all student artists!
Louisiana K-12 students are encouraged to support waterfowl conservation by submitting artwork for this year's contest!Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest
About the NWRS
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
This permit provides information on refuge rules and regulations as they pertain to hunting and fishing on the refuge. Read, print, sign, and keep this permit with you at all times when hunting or fishing on the refuge. The permit below is the equivalent of the green-colored permit available in person at the Visitor Center.
2016-2017 Red River NWR Hunting/Fishing Permit
Schedule an educational refuge visit today!Click here to learn how to schedule a program.
Discover what birds have been seen recently at the refuge using Cornell Lab of Ornithology's eBird Trail Tracker.Click here to access the eBird Trail Tracker.
Be sure to "like" the Red River Refuge Facebook page. You can stay up to date on all of the current happenings at the Refuge. This is the best place to go for up-to-minute information."Like" us now!
The male wood duck (Aix sponsa) is a very colorful bird. Unlike other ducks which nest on the ground, wood ducks nest in tree cavities or nest boxes.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., During refuge summer camps, youth go canoeing on Lake Caroline. By Terri Jacobson, USFWS, Photo by Gary LaFitte
Last Updated: Dec 09, 2016