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


Around the Refuge

Know Before You Go

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The trails at Trustom Pond NWR are open daily from sunrise to sunset. Restroom, most viewing platforms and trails are wheelchair accessible. Dress for the weather, wear insect repellent and keep an eye out for poison ivy. No dogs or pets allowed. For more tips, check out our Plan Your Visit page.

Plan Your Visit

Visitor Activities

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There are a wide variety of activities year-round at Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge including wildlife viewing, photography, hunting and environmental education. Check out our Visitor Activities page to learn more.

Visitor Activities

Get Involved

Trail work on the refuge - USFWS.

Volunteers play an integral role at the Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Assignments can include greeting visitors at the contact station, leading tours, plover monitoring, invasive species management and trail maintenance. Visit our Get Involved page to learn more!

Get Involved
What's Happening

Upcoming Events

There are events year-round at the Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Check out our program calendar to find one near you!

RI Complex Program Calendar

About the Complex

Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

Read more about the complex
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