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.


  • Draft EA for Habitat Restoration

    A draft environmental assessment for habitat restoration on the Barnes Agency Unit is available for public review.

    Conservation Planning

  • Upper Klamath Canoe Trail

    The Upper Klamath Canoe trail provides a marked, 9.5 mile journey through a large freshwater marsh.

    Learn more about canoeing Upper Klamath NWR

  • Protect Your Refuge Waters

    Learn how to protect our Oregon waters from invasive Quagga and Zebra Mussels.

    Mussel Fact Sheet

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    Upper Klamath Water Transfer Approved

    Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for temporary water rights transfer now available!

    Final Environmental Assesment

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