Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge offers a wide variety of activities for visitors. Thousands of people visit the refuge each year to take advantage of outdoor recreation opportunities such as hunting, wildlife photography and observation, and environmental education. Please use the information below and throughout this website to plan your visit!
Location and Contact Information
Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge is the oldest national wildlife refuge national wildlife refuge
A national wildlife refuge is typically a contiguous area of land and water managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the conservation and, where appropriate, restoration of fish, wildlife and plant resources and their habitats for the benefit of present and future generations of Americans.
Learn more about national wildlife refuge in the state of Mississippi, established as one of the links in a chain of refuges that provide for the wintering needs of ducks and geese in the Mississippi Flyway. The refuge is also home to American alligators, migratory waterfowl, wading birds, state record white-tailed deer, squirrel, rabbit and raccoon.
What We Do
Habitat management programs are implemented to meet conservation objectives for migratory and resident wildlife, as well as native plant communities.
The Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge was established to provide for migratory and resident wildlife, as well as native plant communities that utilize the Mississippi Delta.
Our digital library is where you can find refuge brochures, management documents, and coloring books.