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    iNaturalist Bio Bliz Challenge!

    Find out how you can help us document the plants and animals found on the refuge!


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    Lake Caroline CLOSED

    Lake Caroline is closed to all boating and fishing June 1 through July 31.

    Rules and Regulations

  • Walking Trails

    Get in touch with nature by walking refuge trails.

    Headquarters Trail Map

Refuge Information

Wildlife Rehabilitation


Wondering what to do when you find injured or baby wild animals?

Click here to learn what to do and who to contact!

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

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.
Refuge Events

Refuge Events

The refuge offers various programs and events to help people discover and enjoy nature. Check out what is happening!

Upcoming Refuge Events

Friends Events

Friends Events

The Friends of Red River NWR host a series of special speakers and events throughout the year, find out what they have scheduled for the rest of this year!

2018 Upcoming Friends Events


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