• Hunting Reg

    Hunting Regulations

    Hunting is allowed on Sand Lake NWR, but there are specific refuge rules and regulations in place.

    Sand Lake Hunting Regulations

  • CCP1

    Fishing Regulations

    Sand Lake NWR offers fishing at five locations on the refuge.

    Fishing Regulations

  • Refuge Gallary

    Refuge Gallery

    Check out our refuge photo gallery for an up-close view of Sand lake wildlife

    Photo Gallery

On the Refuge

Eagle Day 2019

Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge invites you to Eagle Day 2019! Come visit with the staff, tour the visitor's center, watch live raptor presentations, and more! Event details are on the flyer below. Please feel free to contact the Refuge office with any questions.

Click Here for more Eagle Day info!

Spring 2019 Migration Update


Click the link below to read about the spring migration events happening at the refuge.

Migration Updates

Tour Route Closed - Oct. 19th

As of Friday, October 19th, the Sand Lake Auto Tour Route and all Refuge roads will be CLOSED for the season. Please contact the Refuge office for more information.

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Refuge News

Cooperative Agricultural Agreements

Click the link below for more information about 2019 Grazing Agreements open for bid within the Sand Lake district.

2019 Grazing Agreements Open for Bid

About the Complex

Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Sand Lake NWR National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

Read more about the complex
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