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.


Features

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    Brilliant Birds

    Want to know what birds have been recently sighted at the refuge? Stay up to date with bird sightings through eBird.

    Recent Bird Sightings

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    Field Notes

    Showcasing the activities and accomplishments of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

    Field Notes

MORE REFUGE INFORMATION

Visit Us

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Trempealeau NWR lands are open dawn to dusk. The Visitor Contact Station is open Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, and closed on federal holidays. The office may be closed to accommodate duties out on the Refuge.

Plan Your Visit

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Federal Recreational Lands Passes

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Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge no longer issues any Federal Recreational Lands passes. For information on passes click on the link below. (A Pass is not needed to access Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge).

Federal Recreational Lands Passes
ABOUT THE REFUGE

A Little About the Refuge

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Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge is nestled along the eastern edge of the mighty Mississippi River. The scenic drive to the refuge along the Great River Scenic Byway entices travelers along the way.

About the Refuge

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