• Calendar of Events

    Check out the upcoming events at your refuge. Call the refuge at (850)925-6122 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.



Tots on Trails


New this Fall - Two levels of the popular Tots on Trails (ToTs). Level 1 is for children 18 to 35 months old; Level 2 is for children 3 to 4 years old. Second Wednesday and Thursday. Registration is required. Call 850-925-6122.

First Sunday at the Refuge

October 7, 2018

Presentation on the first Sunday of each month at 2 pm in the Barred Owl Room. October's program: Living BearWise with Sarah Barrett of FWC.

First Sunday Program Information

Found a Baby Bird or Injured Wildlife?

The refuge is not equipped to take in or care for injured or orphaned animals. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission maintains a list of permitted wildlife rehabilitators that you may contact. They are also who should be contacted for any nuisance wildlife issues, including aggressive alligators. Call the 24 hour hotline: 888-404-FWCC (3922)

FWC Wildlife Alert

Hunt Regulations


The St. Marks NWR holds several hunts on portions of the refuge. To learn more about hunting opportunities, seasons and regulations on the St. Marks NWR, contact David Moody at (850)925-6121 or david_moody@fws.gov.

Hunt Regulations
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