Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we ask that you do the following:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Face masks are required in all federal buildings and on all federal lands.
  • Maintain a safe distance between yourself and other groups.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


Features

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    Where Two Rivers Meet

    Where the Arkansas and Canadian Rivers meet, waterfowl gather in the thousands, including the largest population of snow geese in Oklahoma.

    Wildlife & Habitat

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    Enjoy, Explore, Learn!

    Get outside and explore Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge, managed for the benefit of wildlife and you.

    Learn More

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    A Closer Look

    Get up close and personal with some of the refuge's wild residents and the habitat they depend upon.

    View the Gallery

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    Where Wildlife Comes First

    National Wildlife Refuges are managed for wildlife and habitat and to ensure future generations will always have wild places to explore!

News

Seeking Public Input

April 15, 2021

The refuge is proposing to update the fishing program and is seeking public comment on the proposed changes that include: the addition of two new fishing ponds (Horton Slough Fishing Pond and Stoney Point Fishing Pond); snagging and noodling allowed in all waters of the refuge; the prohibition of the use of setlines in creeks and tributaries entering the Arkansas River or Canadian River on the refuge.

Learn more and submit comments

Waterbird Monitoring Protocol

Field feeding Mallards taking flight at Sequoyah NWR

The refuge recently completed a protocol for monitoring waterbirds and waterbird habitats

more information

Bald Eagle Cam

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View the live eagle cam and track the fledglings! Watch as adult eagles prepare their nest for the upcoming nesting season. Bald eagles nest in several locations on the refuge. In winter, you might see many bald eagles roosting in cottonwoods or swooping over the waters in search of fish or waterfowl. Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge hosts some of hte largest bald eagle populations in the state.

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Surveys and Reports

Waterfowl Hunting Report

The refuge is reporting the latest information on waterfowl hunting on their facebook page.

Facebook - Waterfowl Hunting Report

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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