Enjoy the Wildlife Drive
Our 9.5 self-guided auto tour is open from sunrise to sunset. Delight in scenic views and wildlife sightings!
Friends of Rice Lake NWR
The National Wildlife Refuge System owes its existence to dedicated citizens. See what Rice Lake's dedicated Friends are up to!
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
Did you know that Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge holds the Minnesota record for the most waterfowl observed in one location at one time?
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Apr 05, 2017