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

  • Check alerts and local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information. Operations vary based on local public health conditions.
  • Consistent with CDC recommendations, all visitors (age 2 and older), who are fully vaccinated are required to wear a mask inside of federal buildings in areas of substantial or high community transmission.. All visitors who are not fully vaccinated must continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces.
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick and continue to watch for symptoms of COVID-19 and follow CDC guidance on how to protect yourself and others.


  • Wildlife Drive

    Blackbird Wildlife Drive Open

    Take a drive and watch the changing seasons of nature. Drive open until Dec.15

  • Fall HIke 2

    Fantastic Fall Hikes

    Take a stroll through the leaves on one of several trails

    Trails Map

  • Walk4Wild2021

    Walk for the Wild

    Take the 5K Walk Challenge to celebration National Wildlife Refuge Week. Oct 9-17

    Event Information

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