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    Walking Trails

    Get in touch with nature by walking refuge trails.

    Headquarters Trail Map

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    Lake Caroline OPEN

    Lake Caroline is open 2/1/18-5/31/18. Required fishing permit is available below along with regulations.

    Hunting/Fishing Permit

Refuge Information

Hunting/Fishing Permit


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 hunting/fishing permit available in person at the Visitor Center.

2017-2018 Red River NWR Hunting/Fishing Permit

Nature Cameras


Visit the refuge from the comfort of your home or phone! Check out our Lake Caroline Cam, Nest Box Cam, and Weather Cam!

Link to Cameras

Educational Programs


Schedule an educational refuge visit today!

Click here to learn how to schedule a program.

eBird Trail Tracker

eBird Trail Tracker

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.
Calling all student artists!

Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest

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The deadline for the 2018 Louisiana Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest is March 15. See link below for contest information and where to mail your artwork!

Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest


Check Us Out On Facebook!

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.

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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