• Calendar of Events

    Check out the upcoming events at your refuge. Call the refuge at (850)925-6121 for more information.

    Events Calendar

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    e-Bird Tracker

    See what birds are being spotted here at the refuge with our e-Bird Tracker before you visit!


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    Eagle's Eye

    The official newsletter of the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge.

    Eagle's Eye

  • Friends

    Friends of St. Marks Wildlife Refuge

    We are a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization dedicated to helping the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge in all aspects of its mission.



GPS Adventure Trail

GPS Adventure sm

Welcome to an exciting program at the refuge! The GPS Adventure Trail is a scavenger hunt for adults and children with adult supervision. There are six (6) Pathfinder stations that are easy-to-moderate difficulty level and four (4) Explorer stations that are moderate-to hard difficulty level. Complete all ten (10) Pathfinder and Explorer stations and earn both pins!

GPS Adventure Trail Instructions

Environmental Action Statement

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Environmental Action Statement for Hunt Categorical Exclusion

Environmental Action Statement

Second Sunday at the Refuge

July 14, 2019

Presentation on the second Sunday of each month at 2 pm in the Barred Owl Room. July's program: "Meet the Gopher Tortoise" with Alex Kalfin. Appearing will be a gopher tortoise and some other critters that share the burrow. Bring the kids!

Refuge Photo Club

Photo Day

The St Mark NWR Photo Club is open to all photographers interested in nature photography. The club meets the third Saturday of every month at the Nature's Classroom (refuge Environmental Education Building) to share photos and exchange information.

St. Marks NWR Photo Club
Monarch-Milkweed Initiative

Monarch-Milkweed Initiative


A conservation effort dedicated to restoring the Monarch Butterfly population through milkweed proliferation and distribution to the Big Bend community.

Monarch-Milkweed Initiative

About the Complex

North Florida Refuges Complex

St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the North Florida Refuges 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