The 32,000-acre Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge provides unique opportunities for visitors. Click on the "Visit Us" tab to learn more about these activities - and hopefully you will come and explore the Refuge and it's wildlife.
Location and Contact Information
Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge is located in the Souris River Valley of northwestern North Dakota. The Refuge extends 35 miles along the Souris River corridor. This Refuge, managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is an important unit in a series of national wildlife refuges in the waterfowl migration corridor known as the Central Flyway. This Refuge was set aside "...as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife...".
What We Do
Wildlife conservation is at the heart of the National Wildlife Refuge System. It drives everything on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lands and waters managed within the Refuge System, from the purposes for which a is established to the recreational activities offered to the resource management tools used. Using conservation best practices, the Refuge System manages Service lands and waters to help ensure the survival of native wildlife species.