National Wildlife Refuges are a system of public lands and waters designated to conserve fish, wildlife, and plants. They are managed by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

Click through on each National Wildlife Refuge listed below for full details of what each one has to offer.

You will find everything from nearby campground information to maps, directions, images and more.

Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge, Colorado Camping & Hiking

Directions The headquarters for both Refuges is located at Alamosa NWR, 4 miles east of the town of Alamosa, Colorado, on Highway 160 and 2 miles south on El Rancho Lane. Monte Vista NWR is located 6 miles south of the town of Monte Vista on Highway 15. Phone 719-589-4021 Activities AUTO TOURING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Colorado Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Colorado Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Colorado Recreation Areas Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge Alamosa and Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) are found in the heart of the Colorado’s San Luis Valley. Alamosa NWR includes 11,169 acres of wetlands of various depths and sizes located primarily within the Rio Grande River flood plain. The natural wet meadows, river oxbows, and riparian corridors support high wildlife

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Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is headquarterd in the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center located in Homer, which is at the end of the Sterling Highway, approximately 225 miles south of Anchorage. Regularly scheduled flights are available from Anchorage. The Alaska State Ferry System also serves Homer. Since most of the refuge is very remote, access is difficult and expensive. Visitors should contact the refuge for specific information about particular sites. Phone 907-235-6546 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge is a place of great distances and greater dramas. Here winds whip through the grasses of rugged, wave-pounded islands; and active volcanoes

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Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina Camping & Hiking

Directions Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is located on the mainland of Dare and Hyde Counties, 15 miles west of Manteo, North Carolina. The Refuge Administrative Office is located on Roanoke Island (in Manteo) on U.S. Highway 64. To reach the Refuge, take U.S. Highway 64 west from Manteo, cross the Croatan Sound onto mainland Dare County, and continue west to the Refuge entrance. Signs direct visitors to the Refuge Field Headquarters, Creef Cut Wildlife Trail, and Buffalo City Road. Manteo is serviced by the Norfolk International Airport (2 hour drive north) and Raleigh-Durham International Airport (4 hour drive west). For complete directions from all points, see http://alligatorriver.fws.gov/ardirections.html Phone 252-473-1131 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:

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Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions Houston: Take I 10 East to Exit #812 (TX 61 or Anahuac/Hankamer exit). Head south on 61 for nearly four miles to the stop sign. Continue through. The road becomes Hwy. 562. Continue for approximately 8.5 miles to the fork in the road, which is FM 1985. At the fork, turn left and continue for an additional 4 miles to the main entrance of the refuge. Turn right on the easement road for another 3 miles. Signs will be posted. Beaumont: Take I 10 West. Exit # 829 (Hwy. 73/124 or Winnie/Galveston exit). Head south on Hwy 124 for approximately 11 miles to FM 1985. Turn right onto FM 1985 and head west for nearly 11 miles to the main entrance of the refuge. Turn left on the easement road for another 3 miles. Signs will be posted. Phone 409-267-3337 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING,

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Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions Ankeny NWR can be found off of Interstate 5, 12 miles south of Salem, Oregon or 10 miles north of Albany, Oregon; take the Ankeny Hill Exit (243). The refuge is bordered by Ankeny Hill Road, Buena Vista Road, and Wintel Road to the north, west and south respectively, and visitors can access refuge trails and/or viewing areas from each. Parking is allowed in designated parking areas only. Phone (541) 757-7236 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge Oregon’s Willamette Valley was once a rich mix of wildlife habitats. Valley wetlands were once extensive, with meandering stream channels and vast seasonal marshes. Today, the valley is a mix of farmland and growing cities, with few

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Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions Due to the sensitivity of the habitats and the endangered species, the refuge is not open to unsupervised use by the public. However, refuge staff and local educators conduct on-site environmental education efforts through guided tours and special events. In addition, volunteers regularly assist refuge staff with habitat restoration projects and endangered species surveys.Take Highway 4 and exit A Street / Lone Tree Way. Turn North onto A Street. Turn right (East) onto Wilbur Avenue. Turn left (North) onto Fulton Shipyard Road. Travel approximately 1/4 of a mile until you see a dirt pullout to your right and a chain-linked fence. There will be a sign identifying the refuge. The address is 501 Fulton Shipyard Road, Antioch, CA 94509. Phone 510-521-9624 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these

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Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions From Rockport, TX, take Highway 35 north approximately 20 miles. Turn right on FM 774, go approximately 9 miles to FM 2040. Turn right and follow FM 2040 for about 7 miles to refuge entrance. Phone 361-286-3559 Activities HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas Aransas National Wildlife Refuge The bugle of an endangered whooping crane echoes across the far reaches of the marsh. Only at Aransas National Wildlife Refuge do North America’s tallest birds find an enduring winter stronghold. Here, too, pelicans, herons, egrets, roseate spoonbills, ducks, and geese dine in brackish waters and salt marshes teeming with fishes, blue crabs, and clams. On shore, javelinas, bobcats and deer wander oak woodlands. Alligators peer from still waters

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Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge, Colorado Camping & Hiking

Directions To reach the Refuge visitor center and headquarters, travel 8 miles south of Walden, Colorado, on Highway 125, turn east off the highway on County Road 32 and travel 1 mile. The auto tour route is 4 miles south of Walden, Colorado, on Highway 125. Turn west off the highway to begin the tour. Phone 970-723-8202 Activities AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Colorado Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Colorado Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Colorado Recreation Areas Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), situated at an elevation of 8,200 feet, is located in an intermountain glacial basin in north-central Colorado. The Refuge offers several ways to enjoy the area, including activities such as fishing, hunting, wildlife observation, and

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Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions Northbound on I-95: Exit Fellsmere / Sebastian SR 512 east to SR510, then to A1A. Head north on A1A approximately two miles. An entrance sign located at Golden Sands County Park designates the southern boundary. Access to the refuge is managed through County-managed parks and Sebastian Inlet State Park. Southbound on I-95: Exit Melbourne taking US 192 east to A1A. Head south on A1A approximately 5 miles to get to the northern boundary of the Refuge. An entrance sign located at Coconut Point Park designates the northern boundary of the Refuge. Phone 772-562-3909 Activities FISHING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Florida Recreation Areas Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge The Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge stretches across 20.5 miles between Melbourne

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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Camping & Hiking

Directions Vast and wild, the Arctic Refuge remains roadless. Limited access is provided by the Dalton Highway (a gravel road) which passes the western tip of the refuge. The Arctic Refuge is a very remote area. Be prepared to handle any situation completely on your own. Most of the refuge is accessible only by aircraft. From Fairbanks, many visitors take a commercial flight to Fort Yukon, Arctic Village, Deadhorse or Kaktovik, and charter a smaller bush plane into the refuge from there. For air taxi information visit http://arctic.fws.gov/airtaxi.html Phone 907-456-0250 and 800-362-4546 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Renowned for its wildlife,

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Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge, Maine Camping & Hiking

Directions Heading north on I-95 from Bangor, ME take exit 62 Houlton, ME. Turn left on Route 1 north. In Caribou, take Route 89 West toward Limestone. Turn left onto Loring Commerce Road and proceed for approximately two miles. Ahead will be a set of railroad tracks; cross the tracks, and bear right at the fork. The refuge office and Visitor Contact Station is on the right. Phone 207-328-4634 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Maine Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Maine Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Maine Recreation Areas Aroostook National Wildlife Refuge Aroostook NWR is located on part of the former Loring Air Force Base, in Limestone, Maine. It was established in 1998, when 4,700 acres were transferred from the

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Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located about 10 miles west of Boynton Beach, Florida. It is accessible from Interstate 95 and the Florida Turnpike by going west on either Boynton Beach Blvd or Atlantic Ave in Delray Beach, until you reach Highway 441/State Road 7. From Boynton Beach Blvd., proceed south on Hwy 441/SR7 for two miles and turn west onto Lee Road. Phone 561-734-8303 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Florida Recreation Areas Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge is located seven miles west of the city of Boynton Beach in Palm Beach County, Florida. The refuge was established in 1951 under the

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Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions Travel 15 miles south on State Route 373 from Amargosa Junction to Spring Meadow Road, then turn east 5 miles to refuge headquarters. Phone 775-372-5435 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is located in southern Nevada 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Encompassing over 23,000 acres of spring-fed wetlands, Ash Meadows is a desert wetland ecosystem providing habitat for at least 25 species found nowhere else in the world. Thirteen species are endangered or threatened and most depend on the isolated springs and wetlands found here. This concentration of native species is considered to be the greatest of any local area

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Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge, Massachusetts Camping & Hiking

Directions The main refuge entrance is located at 680 Hudson Road in Sudbury, MA, three miles west of the Sudbury Town Center. Once on the refuge the trail is named Winterberry Way and the Visitor Center will be about half a mile from the main entrance. Phone 978-562-3527 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Massachusetts Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Massachusetts Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Massachusetts Recreation Areas Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge Assabet River NWR, formerly referred to as the U.S. Army’s Fort Devens Sudbury Training Annex, is a 2,230-acre parcel of land located approximately 25 miles west of Boston, and 4 miles west of the Eastern Massachusetts NWR Complex Headquarters. It is located in portions of the Towns of Hudson, Maynard, Stow and Sudbury and covers approximately 3.5 square miles. The

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Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions From Baton Rouge, LA, take U.S. Highway 190 west to the Atchafalaya River, then go south on Louisiana Highway 975 to the Sherburne WMA. You may also drive from Baton Rouge or Lafayette, LA by taking Interstate 10 to the Whiskey Bay Bridge. Exit onto Hwy 975 north onto a gravel road about 9 miles. Turn right onto Bayou Manual Road or continue north along the levee for more entrances. After prolonged heavy rainfall, a 4×4 may temporarily be necessary to access the refuge by vehicle. Phone 985-882-2000 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Louisiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Louisiana Recreation Areas Atchafalaya National Wildlife Refuge Atchafalaya NWR, about 30 miles west of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and one mile east of

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Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge headquarters and visitor center are located 6.5 miles northeast of Eagle Lake, TX off of FM 3013, or south from Sealy on Highway 36 to FM 3013 and traveling west for 10 miles. The headquarters is located 2 miles west of the main entrance on FM 3013. Phone 979-234-3278 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge Over a century ago, one million Attwater’s prairie-chickens graced the Texas and Louisiana gulf coastal prairie. Each spring, males gathered to perform an elaborate courtship ritual. They inflated their yellow air sacs and emitted a strange, booming sound across a sea of grasses. Today, less than one

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Audubon National Wildlife Refuge, North Dakota Camping & Hiking

Directions The Audubon office and visitor center is located 3 miles north of Coleharbor, North Dakota on U.S. Highway 83 and 1 mile east. Phone 701-442-5474 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Dakota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: North Dakota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More North Dakota Recreation Areas Audubon National WIldlife Refuge Audubon National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in west-central North Dakota and is part of a landscape marked by numerous wetlands or “potholes” that remained after glaciers melted more than 10,000 years ago. This landscape is commonly called the “Prairie Pothole Region.” The Prairie Pothole Region extends into Canada, Minnesota, western Iowa, South Dakota, and eastern Montana. The Refuge encompasses 14,735 acres of native prairie, planted grasslands, and

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Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions From I-64, exit on I-264 East. Exit onto Birdneck Road (Exit 22). Turn right onto Birdneck Road. Proceed 3-4 miles and turn right onto General Booth Boulevard. Proceed 5 miles and turn left onto Princess Anne Road. Proceed south about a mile until you reach Sandbridge Road. Follow Sandbridge Road until you reach the community of Sandbridge. Make a right onto Sandpiper Road. Proceed south 4 miles to the Refuge entrance. The Visitor Contact Station is one mile from the main entrance. Phone 757-301-7329 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Virginia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Virginia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Virginia Recreation Areas Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge is located in southeastern

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Baker Island National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii Camping & Hiking

Directions The island is uninhabited, and entry is by permit only. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel visit Baker about every 2 years, though occasionally scientists and researchers team up to share transportation costs to the island more frequently. From Honolulu, it is only accessible by an 8-day ship voyage. Phone 808-792-9480 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Hawaii Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Hawaii Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Hawaii Recreation Areas Baker Island National Wildlife Refuge Baker Island National Wildlife Refuge, 20 miles north of the equator and 1,600 miles southwest of Honolulu, is a nearly level saucer-shaped 405-acre island surrounded by a narrow reef and 30,504 acres of submerged land. Most of the refuge is marine habitat, including extensive coral reefs and other inshore tropical ocean habitats. Uninhabited, it is low,

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Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge Headquarters is northwest of Austin, Texas. It is located on FM 1431 approximately five miles west of Lago Vista, one mile east of the intersection with Cow Creek Road/CR328. Phone 512-339-9432 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas Balcones National Wildlife Refuge “I hear him over there!” Birdwatchers exclaim in hushed whispers as a black-capped vireo pops up from the shin oak thicket. Hidden within the observation deck, the visitors gaze through binoculars at their first sighting of the rare songbird only 20 feet away. Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge offers some of the best birdwatching and habitat left in Texas for two endangered songbirds – the black-capped vireo and

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Bandon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions The Bandon Marsh Unit is accessible from boat launches at the Port of Bandon, and by vehicle off of Riverside Drive, which connects Highway 101 and scenic downtown Bandon. From US Highway 101 just north of Bandon, turn west onto Riverside Drive and park in the refuge parking lot on the west side of the road. The Ni-les’tun Unit is one quarter mile upstream from the Bandon Marsh Unit, along the north bank of the Coquille River on North Bank Lane. Phone 541-347-1470 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas Bandon National Wildlife Refuge Bandon Marsh Refuge is located along the picturesque southern Oregon coast near the mouth of the

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Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia Camping & Hiking

Directions Banks Lake NWR is located in Lanier County, one mile west of Lakeland, GA, along GA Hwy 122. Phone 912-496-7836 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Georgia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Georgia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Georgia Recreation Areas Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in Lanier County, near Lakeland, GA, as part of a much larger blackwater system. The refuge was established in 1985 for the protection and conservation of this unique environment as well as migratory and resident wildlife. Banks Lake is natural pocosin or sink of ancient geologic origin. The refuge contains a variety of habitat types including 1,500 acres of marsh, 1,549 acres of cypress swamp, and 1,000 acres of open water. Facilities at

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Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located at the junction of State Highways 99W and 22 and can be accessed via Coville and Smithfield Roads off of Highway 99W. Refuge trailheads, viewing pull offs and parking areas can be found off of each. Phone (541) 757-7236 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge Oregon’s Willamette Valley was once a rich mix of wildlife habitats. Valley wetlands were once extensive, with meandering stream channels and vast seasonal marshes. Today, the valley is a mix of farmland and growing cities, with few areas remaining for wildlife. The 2,492 acre Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge was created to provide vital wintering habitat

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Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge headquarters is located approximately 3.5 miles east of Highway 15 on Poole Road outside of Ferriday, LA. Phone 318-336-7119 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Louisiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Louisiana Recreation Areas Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge covers more than 14,600 acres in east central Louisiana, nestled between Ferriday and Monterey. Named after the bayou meandering through it, the refuge consists of critical habitats within the Lower Mississippi River Valley. Cocodrie Bayou is designated as a state scenic river. The bottomland hardwoods at Bayou Cocodrie NWR have been noted as some of the last remaining, least disturbed timber in the Mississippi River Delta.

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Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions From Slidell: Take I-10 west; take Irish Bayou exit #254; turn left onto Highway 11. From New Orleans: Take I-10 east to exit #246A (Chalmette, I-510); go about 2 miles on I-510 to Highway 90 East exit; turn left and go approximately 4 miles. Interpretive kiosks are located on Highway 11 and on Highway 90. The refuge headquarters and visitor center are located in Lacombe, Louisiana, between Mandeville and Slidell. The center is situated at 61389 Highway 434 two miles south of I-12 (Exit 74) and just north of the intersection of Highways 434 and 190. Look for the Big Branch Marsh Refuge sign. Phone 985-882-2000 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Louisiana Hiking Trails

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Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions The Refuge is located about 10 miles from Montpelier. To get to the Refuge from Montpelier, take Hwy 89 south for about 3 miles and turn left onto a gravel road. This turnoff is marked with brown informational signs. Continue straight for about 5 miles until you see the refuge entrance sign. Continue straight for 2 more miles, bearing left at the “Y” to access the Auto Tour Route. From the south, head north on Hwy 89 and turn right at the brown informational signs in Paris (E 2nd N Street). Travel on this gravel road for about 3 miles and the refuge entrance will be immediately to your right once you cross the Outlet Canal bridge. The Refuge manager is stationed on the US Forest Service side of the National California-Oregon Trail Center located at 322 North 4th St. in Montpelier, Idaho. Phone 208-237-6615 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING,

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Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions To get to the Refuge, follow Highway 87 (Havre Highway) north out of Great Falls for about a mile and turn left onto Bootlegger Trail. Go about 9 miles to the well-marked Refuge entrance on the left. Phone 406-727-7400 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge Covering 12,383 acres (19 square miles), Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located on the western edge of the northern Great Plains, 50 miles east of the Rocky Mountains and 12 miles north of Great Falls, Montana. Despite its name, Benton Lake is actually a 5,000 acre shallow wetland created by glaciers thousands of years ago. The gently rolling terrain

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Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge headquarters and visitor center are located in Lacombe, Louisiana, between Mandeville and Slidell. The center is situated at 61389 Highway 434 two miles south of I-12 (Exit 74) and just north of the intersection of Highways 434 and 190. Look for the Big Branch Marsh Refuge sign. Phone 985-882-2000 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Louisiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Louisiana Recreation Areas Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge Big Branch Marsh National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in October 1994, and is comprised of 15,000 acres of coastal marsh and pine forested wetlands. Of this total, the Conservation Fund has donated over 10,000 acres

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Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge, Minnesota Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge office and maintenance facility are located approximately eight miles east of Ortonville, MN (South Dakota border) and one-half mile west of Odessa, MN. From Highway 7/75, take Big Stone County Road #19 south approximately three-quarters of a mile. Phone 320-273-2191 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Minnesota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Minnesota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Minnesota Recreation Areas Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge Straddling the headwaters of the Minnesota River in extreme west-central Minnesota, Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge is within the heart of the tallgrass prairie’s historic range. Today, less than one-percent of tallgrass prairie remains. The Refuge serves as the “keeper of the prairie” by working to maintain and restore native prairie habitat

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Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions To get to Bill Williams River NWR from Lake Havasu City, Arizona follow Arizona Highway 95 south approximately 23 miles. Headquarters are located between mileposts 160 and 161. Phone 928-667-4144 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Bill Williams National Wildlife Refuge With its majestic rock cliffs; its ribbon of cool water running through classic Sonoran Desert; and its cattail-filled marsh harboring rails and waterfowl, Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge offers a little bit of something for both wildlife and people.This 6,105-acre refuge holds one of the last stands of natural cottonwood-willow forests along the lower Colorado River, creating a unique ecosytem that provides good

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Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge is located 8 miles northeast of Olympia, Washington. ¢From Interstate 5 southbound, take exit 114. Make a right at the traffic light, go under the freeway and make a right into the Refuge. Follow the entrance road to the two public parking lots. ¢From Interstate 5 northbound, take exit 114. Make a left at the stop sign, go under the freeway and make a right into the Refuge. Follow the entrance road to the two public parking lots. Phone 360-753-9467 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Billy Frank Jr.

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Bitter Creek National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions The Bitter Creek National Wildlife Refuge is closed to public use. Wildlife viewing and photography are possible around the refuge, and best accessed from the Bitter Creek NWR sign outlook area on Hudson Ranch Rd. (formerly known as Cerro Noroeste Rd) Maricopa. The refuge encompasses the rolling foothills between the San Joaquin Valley and the coastal mountain range. Approximately two-thirds of the refuge is open grassland, providing valuable foraging habitat for California condors. Hiking within the refuge is only allowed during specially guided tours by USFWS staff or members of Friends of California Condors Wild & Free. These usually take place a few times per year, especially during National Wildlife Refuge Week in October. Please call the refuge manager if you would like to arrange for a special tour at (805) 644-5185 X 296. The refuge is administered by Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex which oversees Bitter Creek,

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Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located about 10 miles northeast of Roswell, in Chaves County, New Mexico. From Roswell, take US 380 (Second Street) east about three miles to a refuge sign at Red Bridge Road. Or, take US 285 (Main Street) north to Pine Lodge Road. From the turnoff, it is eight miles to refuge head-quarters. Please follow refuge directional signs. Phone 575-622-6755 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge Located where the Chihuahuan Desert meets the southern plains, Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge provides habitat for some of the rarest creatures in New Mexico. Established

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Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia Camping & Hiking

Directions Blackbeard island is accessible only by boat. Transportation to the island is not provided by the Fish and Wildlife Service. Arrangements for trips to the refuge can be made at Shellman’s Bluff. To reach Shellman’s Bluff, travel south from Savannah on U.S. 17 for approximately 51 miles to Shellman Bluff Road which terminates at Shellman Bluff on the Julienton River. A public boat ramp on Harris Neck NWR (Barbour River Landing) may also be used as a launching site for trips to the island. The Refuge Headquarters and dock are located on the Blackbeard Creek side of the island at the following coordinates 31.48934 -81.209645. Phone 912-652-4415 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Georgia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Georgia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Georgia

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Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions Take Rt. 50 into Cambridge, MD. Turn south on to Rt. 16 at the Wal-Mart shopping center (across from the entrance to the Hyatt Regency). Travel approx. 7 miles to the town of Church Creek. Turn left on to Rt. 335. Travel approx. 4 miles, then turn left at Key Wallace Drive. Travel 1.5 miles to the Visitor Center, or 3 miles to access the Wildlife Drive. Phone 410-228-2677 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Maryland Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Maryland Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Maryland Recreation Areas Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, located 12 miles south of Cambridge, Maryland, was established in 1933 as a refuge for migratory waterfowl. The

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Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions Bogue Chitto NWR is located about 45 miles north of New Orleans, LA. From the Louisiana Side: To reach the southern tip of the refuge, take I-59 to Pearl River Turnaround Exit 11. Heading east from this exit takes you to a fishing area, turning west will take you toward the Holmes Bayou Trail. NOTE: as of July, 2013, the maintenance of the Holmes Bayou trail will be suspended indefinitely due to lack of funds. The Refuge can also be accessed from Locks 1, 2, & 3 by taking Highway 41 north of Slidell. From the Mississippi Side: To reach the furthermost East side of the Refuge, take I-59 North to Picayune, MS. Take HWY 43 to Walkiah Bluff Water Park or to Dumas Wise Road to access the Refuge. Phone 985-882-2000 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite

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Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Delaware Camping & Hiking

Directions From the North – Philadelphia Area – I-95 South into Delaware – Route 1 South (Christiana exit) (toll road $1.00) – Exit 114 (Route 13 North) for Smyrna. Right turn at the end of the exit ramp. – Right at the next light onto Route 12 East (Smyrna-Leipsic Road) – Route 12 merges with Route 9 South (5 miles) – Left onto Whitehall Neck Road which ends at the Refuge From Washington, DC Area – I-95 North to Washington, DC Beltway – Route 50 East over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge – 301 North – Route 300 East to Smyrna – Route 13 South – Left on Rt 12 East (Symrna-Leipsic Road) until it merges with Rt 9 (5 miles) – Left on Whitehall Neck Road which ends at the Refuge From Dover, Delaware – Take Route 13 North – Turn right onto Route 42 East into Leipsic – Turn

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Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Alabama Camping & Hiking

Directions Bon Secour NWR is located on the Fort Morgan peninsula, west of Gulf Shores, Alabama. From US 59, turn west on State Highway 180. Follow 180 for 8 miles, around mile marker 13, and the visitor center is located on the right. Along the way, there are directional signs for the hiking trails and for the office, which has a small display area. Phone 251-540-7720 Activities BOATING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alabama Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Alabama Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alabama Recreation Areas Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge The Bon Secour NWR consists of 6,700 acres of wildlife habitat lying directly west of Gulf Shores, Alabama on the Fort Morgan peninsula of south Alabama. The refuge was established by congress in 1980 to serve habitat for non-game

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Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in middle Georgia, Bond Swamp NWR is six miles south of Macon. In Macon, take I-75 to I-16 East to Exit 6, Route 23/129 South. Go 4.2 miles to the Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge sign at the Stone Creek entrance on the right. The Bond Swamp NWR visitor center is located at Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge in Jones County, Georgia, approximately 30 miles north of Macon. In Macon, take I-75 north to Exit 171, GA 87/US 23/Riverside Drive, go north approximately 14 miles to Juliette Road. Turn east on Juliette Road and follow signs to the visitor center. Phone 478-986-5441 Activities FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Georgia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Georgia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Georgia Recreation Areas Bond Swamp National

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Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions From the north (Socorro, NM), drive nine miles south on I-25 to exit 139, go east one-fourth mile on US 380 to the flashing signal at the village of San Antonio, turn right onto Old Highway 1, and drive south nine miles to the Visitor Center. From the south (Las Cruces, NM), drive north on I-25 to exit 124 (San Marcial), go east on the dirt road 1.5 miles, then north on Old Highway 1 to the visitor center. Phone 505-835-1828 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge Established in 1939 to provide a

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Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Camping & Hiking

Directions Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge is located on the west side of the Missouri River, 3 miles east of the town of Fort Calhoun, Nebraska. From Omaha or Blair, take Highway 75 to the southernmost street (Madison Street) within Fort Calhoun city limits. Note sign for Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge. Turn east on Madison Street and proceed to stop sign at “T” intersection. Turn right onto County Road 34 and proceed approximately 3 miles to refuge main gate. Phone 712/388-4800 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nebraska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nebraska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nebraska Recreation Areas Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge Boyer Chute National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established to recover fish and wildlife habitat in

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Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions The Brazoria National Wildlife Refuge Discovery Center, home for the Discovery Environmental Education Program, is located within the refuge’s Big Slough Recreation Area. This is where you can pick up helpful information on all of three refuges, including maps, brochures and details on where wildlife is being seen. This is also where you can learn more about the habitat found on the Brazoria Refuge. Restroom facilities are available here for the public. From the intersection of Highway 288 and FM 523 in Angleton, take FM 523 to FM 2004 intersection. Continue on 523 for 5.5 miles to County Road 227. Turn left on CR 227 and proceed 1.7 miles to the refuge entrance. Big Slough Recreation Area is located at 2022 County Road 227, Freeport, Texas, 77541. It is an additional three miles beyond the entrance gate, which automatically locks at sunset. Phone 979-922-1037 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE

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Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge, Colorado Camping & Hiking

Directions Browns Park NWR is extremely remote, 92 miles away from the nearest town with services. Be sure to bring extra water, food, and clothes. Cell phone coverage is not reliable away from town. Check your spare tire for proper air pressure. The Refuge headquarters is 60 miles northwest of Maybell, Colorado on State Highway 318; 50 miles northeast of Vernal, Utah over Diamond Mountain; and 100 miles south of Rock Springs, Wyoming via State Highway 430 or 70 miles via State Highway 191 and Clay Basin, Utah. Refuge headquarters is located approximately one mile east of the Colorado and Utah border on State Highway 318. Because of the remoteness of the Refuge, visitors should bring sufficient water, food, and fuel for their visit as visitors services are not available nearby. Phone 970-365-3613 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve

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Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions To Refuge Headquarters: Take Highway 86 (Ajo Way) west from Tucson to Three Points. Turn south on Highway 286. Proceed south for 35 miles to mile post 7.5. Turn east and follow signs to Refuge Headquarters. To Trailheads near Arivaca: Take I-19 south from Tucson to the Amado/Arivaca exit. Exit west, turn right at the T, and then left at the Cow Palace onto Arivaca Road. Proceed west for 20 miles to Arivaca. Trails are located both east and west of town. Phone 520-823-4247 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge is a place where you can enjoy a landscape

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Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions Refuge headquarters may be reached from the east and west by U.S. 60 and from the north and south by Interstate 27 to U.S. 60. The entrance road is located 1.5 miles south of Umbarger, Texas, on F.M. 168. Umbarger is 10 miles west of Canyon, Texas and 20 miles east of Hereford, Texas on U.S. 60, approximately 30 miles southwest of Amarillo, Texas. Phone 806-499-3382 Activities AUTO TOURING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge Once buffalo grazed the shortgrass prairies you see today at Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge in the Texas Panhandle. Once a lake reflected the clouds. The buffalo have

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Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge, Puerto Rico Camping & Hiking

Directions From Mayaguez, drive south on Route 2 (main highway) and exit Route 100 toward Cabo Rojo. When Route 100 ends, turn left onto Route 101. Drive .8 mile, then turn right onto Route 310. Drive approximately 3 mile and look for refuge sign on your left. Phone 787-851-7258 Activities BIKING, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Puerto Rico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Puerto Rico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Puerto Rico Recreation Areas Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge Cabo Rojo NWR, on the southwestern side of Puerto Rico, was established in 1974 when 587 of land were obtained from the Cental Intelligence Agency as an upland buffer for the Cabo Rojo Salt Flats (a potential Western Hemisphere Shorebird reserve) and its potential value as habitat for

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Cache River National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Cache River NWR Headquarters is located 16 miles south of Augusta, Arkansas on Highway 33. From US Highway 64, turn south on Highway 33. Follow Highway 33 approximately 16 miles. The headquarters is on the left side of the road. Phone 870-347-2614 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Cache River National Wildlife Refuge Cache River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1986 to protect significant wetland habitats and provide feeding and resting areas for migrating waterfowl. As one of the few remaining areas in the Lower Mississippi River Valley not drastically altered by channelization and drainage, the Cache River basin contains a variety of wetland

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Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge, Alabama Camping & Hiking

Directions Cahaba River NWR is located in Bibb County, Alabama, approximately six miles east of West Blocton on County Road 24. River access is provided by a gravel road on the south (right) side of Bibb County Road 24 approximately 250 yards past the refuge entrance sign. Phone 256-848-7085 Activities FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alabama Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Alabama Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alabama Recreation Areas Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge Cahaba River NWR is one of nation’s newest National Wildlife Refuges, the 540th in fact. Established September 25, 2002 for the purpose of protecting and managing a unique section of the Cahaba River and land adjacent to it. Cahaba River NWR is home to five federally listed species including

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Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions Take exit 36 (highway 397 south) off of Interstate 10 east of Lake Charles, Louisiana. Follow highway 397 south 8 miles. Turn left at the stop sign on highway 14. Follow highway 14 to Holmwood, Louisiana. Where highway 14 turns left continue straight onto highway 27. From this point the refuge headquarters is located 11 miles south on the right hand side. Phone 337-598-2216 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Louisiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Louisiana Recreation Areas Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge Cameron Prairie National Wildlife Refuge was established to preserve and protect wintering waterfowl and their habitat. It was the first refuge established under the auspices of the North American

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Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, West Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge office and visitor center is located on highway 32, 9 miles north of Harman and six miles south of Davis, West Virginia. Refuge access points are found on Freeland Road, Cortland Road, Old Timberline Road, Camp 70 Road and A-frame Road. Phone 304-866-3858 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: West Virginia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: West Virginia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More West Virginia Recreation Areas Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge Canaan Valley, at an altitude of 3,200 feet, is 14 miles long and 3 miles wide, and the highest valley of its size east of the Rocky Mountains. Climate and habitats are typical of areas much further north, and the plants and animals are unusual

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Cape May National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey Camping & Hiking

Directions From the Garden State Parkway, take Exit 10 west into Cape May Court House. At Highway 9 turn south (left), then turn west (right)onto Hand Avenue. At Highway 47 turn south (left) and then west (right)onto Kimbles Beach Road. The Refuge Headquarters is ahead about 1/4-mile on the left. Phone 609-463-0994 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Jersey Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Jersey Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Jersey Recreation Areas Cape May National Wildlife Refuge The Cape May National Wildlife Refuge is strategically located to conserve habitat for hundreds of thousands of migratory birds which pass through the area each year. As the New Jersey Coast and the Cape May Peninsula witness the loss of natural habitat,

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Cape Meares National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions Cape Meares Refuge is approximately 10 miles west of Tillamook, Oregon on the Three Capes Scenic Route. Phone 541-867-4550 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, OBSERVATION SITE, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas Cape Meares National Wildlife Refuge Cape Meares Refuge is located on a small headland just south of Tillamook Bay on the northern Oregon coast. It is adjacent to the Pacific Ocean and Cape Meares State Scenic Viewpoint. Designated as a research natural area in 1987, it protects one of the few remaining stands of coastal old growth forest in Oregon. The Sitka spruce and western hemlock forest provides habitat for a diversity of wildlife, including threatened species such as northern spotted owls,

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Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina Camping & Hiking

Directions The Refuge headquarters and Sewee Center are located about 20 miles north of Charleston, South Carolina on U.S. Highway 17. Garris Landing is about 17 miles north of Charleston just off U.S. Highway 17: From U.S. 17, turn right onto Sewee Rd. Follow Sewee Rd. for 3 miles and turn right onto Bull Island Rd. for 1.5 miles. Phone 843-928-3264 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: South Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: South Carolina Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More South Carolina Recreation Areas Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1932 to provide wintering habitat for migratory birds. Cape Romain’s 64,000 acres encompass a 20-mile segment of the Atlantic coast and include barrier islands, salt

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Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina Camping & Hiking

Directions From Columbia, SC take I-20 east, exiting at Exit 98 and turning left onto Highway 521. Follow Highway 521 into Camden, SC to the intersection of US Highway 1 and 521. Turn right, going north on Highway 1. Follow Highway 1 for approximately 35 miles, going through Camden, Bethune, and McBee. The entrance to the refuge is 3-1/2 miles north of McBee. From Florence, SC, take Highway 52 west to SC Highway 151 west in Darlington. Follow Highway 151 approximately 20 miles to the intersection of Highway 151 and US Highway 1 in McBee. Turn right, following Highway 1 north for 3-1/2 miles to the refuge entrance. Phone (843) 335-8350 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, OBSERVATION SITE, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: South Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike?

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Catahoula National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions Catahoula NWR headquarters is located approximately 12 miles east of Jena, Louisiana. From the Intersection of LA 28 and US 84, turn west on US 84. Follow US 84 about 1.5 miles and turn west on Catahoula NWR Road. The headquarters is about .5 mile from US 84, located in the second building. Directional signs are found along the route. Phone 318-992-5261 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Louisiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Louisiana Recreation Areas Catahoula National Wildlife Refuge Catahoula National Wildlife Refuge, located in east central Louisiana, 12 miles east of Jena, was established in 1958 as a wintering area for migratory waterfowl. The refuge contains 25,162 acres divided into two

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Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions The Refuge is located 50 miles southwest of Gainesville, Florida, at the terminus of State Road 24. The Refuge consists 13 small, off-shore islands surrounding the community of Cedar Key. The Refuge is accessible only by boat. A lauch ramp in the town of Cedar Key provides the closest access point. A fee is charged. There are also private vendors that rent boats or offer transportations to and around the islands. There is no office or staff for Cedar Keys Refuge, personnel from Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge, located on County Road 347, 17 miles north of Cedar Key, administer Cedar Keys refuge. Phone 352-493-0238 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related

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Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Charles M. Russell NWR is located in north-central Montana. The headquarters for the Refuge Complex is located in Lewistown. From Great Falls, follow U.S. Highway 87 east for 100 miles to Lewistown. Turn right onto Airport Road. From Billings, follow U.S. Highway 87 north to Grass Range and then west to Lewistown for 130 miles. Turn left onto Airport Road. The Refuge headquarters is located about 1 mile up the road to the left. Office hours are 7 am to 4 pm, closed weekends and holidays. Three staffed field stations are located around the Refuge. Sand Creek Wildlife Station is located 2 miles south of the Missouri River on the east side of U.S. Highway 191. Jordan Wildlife Station is located south of Montana Highway 200 in the town of Jordan. Fort Peck Wildlife Station is located east of Montana Highway 24 in the town of Fort Peck. Office

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Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions The Chassahowitzka NWR is located approximately 65 miles north of St. Petersburg, FL. A boat ramp, maintained by the Citrus County, provides a launching point for boats on the Chassahowitzka River for a small fee. To get there take U.S. Hwy. 19 north from St. Petersburg (or south from Perry) to State Road 480. Proceed west on State Road 480, the Chasshowitzka Boat Ramp is located at the end of this road. The refuge is located approximately three miles down river from this boat ramp. Rental boats and tour guides are available in nearby towns of Chassahowitzka and Homosassa. Contact the Chamber of Commerce in Homosassa for listings. Make reservations in advance. Phone 352-563-2088 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these

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Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions Dover, DE Take Route 13 South to Route 175 (about 5 miles past Pocomoke City, MD). Travel east on 175 to Chincoteague Island, go straight at the light at the foot of the drawbridge onto Maddox Blvd.and follow the signs to Assateague Island National Seashore and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Washington, D.C. Take I-95 to Route 301, following signs to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, to Route 50. Take Route 50 to Route 13 South (in Salisbury, MD). From Route 13 South take Route 175 (about 5 miles past Pocomoke City, MD). Travel east on 175 to Chincoteague Island, go straight at the light at the foot of the drawbridge onto Maddox Blvd.and follow the signs to Assateague Island National Seashore and Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Baltimore, MD Take I-97 to Route 301, following signs to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, to Route 50. Take Route 50 to Route 13 South

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Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions From Blythe, CA: Drive approximately 3 miles west on I-10 to Neighbours Boulevard/78 exit. Travel south on Neighbours for 12 miles to the Cibola Bridge. After crossing the bridge, continue south for 3.5 miles to headquarters. Phone 928-857-3253 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Cibola National Wildlife Refuge Cibola NWR is located in the floodplain of the lower Colorado River and surrounded by a fringe of desert ridges and washes. The refuge encompasses both the historic Colorado River channel as well as a channelized portion constructed in the late 1960’s. Along with these main waterbodies, several important backwaters are home to many wildlife species that

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Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions Coachella Valley Refuge is almost entirely closed to the public to protect the Coachella Valley Federally-listed threatened fringe-toed lizard. However, the nearby Center for Natural Lands Management Thousand Palms Oasis Preserve has a Visitors™ Center and a gated parking lot at the hub of their trail system at 29200 Thousand Palms Canyon Road, Thousand Palms, CA. The CNLM Preserve gates are open from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. from May through September and from 7:00 am to 5:00 p.m. October through April. The parking area at the Visitors™ Center is small so large groups should call ahead. This charming old building was built in the 1930s and 1940s and contains displays of the natural and historic features of the CNLM and CV Preserves. It is closed in the summer from June 1 through August 31, but the preserve remains open for hiking and picnicking year-round. The Visitor Center hours

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Colusa National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions For the wildlife viewing area: from Colusa, drive one-half mile west on Highway 20 to the Refuge entrance. From Williams, exit Interstate 5 on exit 578 for Highway 20 Clear Lake/Colusa turn east. Travel approximately six miles on Highway 20 to graveled Ohair Road. Phone 530-934-2801 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Colusa National Wildlife Refuge Colusa National Wildlife Refuge is one of six refuges in the Sacramento Refuge Complex located in the Sacramento Valley of north-central California. The refuge is about 70 miles north of the metropolitan area of Sacramento. The 4,507-acre refuge primarily consists of intensively managed wetland impoundments, with some grassland and riparian habitat.

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Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions From Glenwood, head west on Main Street for about a third of a mile. As the road begins to curve follow the it to the left onto Draper Springs/Trout Lake Highway. Go 4.8 miles further to the marked entrance on your left for Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge. The parking area will be a mile ahead of you. Phone (509) 546-8300 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge, one of the hidden jewels of the Refuge System, is located on the east slope of the Cascade Mountains at the base of 12,307-foot Mount Adams in southern

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Conscience Point National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions From Sunrise Hwy. (27E), turn left (North) onto North Sea Road (CR 38). Go approximately 1.5 miles (at stoplight veer left). At the intersection of Noyak and North Sea Roads go straight through the stop sign. The refuge will be on your right a short ways up the road. The Refuge is only open to select public use activities (e.g., biological research, environmental education) by special use permit. Contact the refuge for more information. Phone 631-286-0485 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Conscience Point National Wildlife Refuge The Conscience Point National Wildlife Refuge was established July 20, 1971 as a land gift from Stanley Howard. The 60-acre refuge is located in the Town of North

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Copalis National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions Located over 100 miles of Washington’s Pacific coast from Flattery Rocks south to Copalis Beach. Because of the fragile and remote nature of the Refuge all the islands are closed to human disturbance. A 200-yard buffer zone surrounds each island to protect the wildlife. However the Refuges and their inhabitants may be viewed with binoculars or spotting scopes from several beaches along the coast, including Shi Shi, Cape Alava, Rialto, Second, Ruby, and Kalaloch. These islands are closed to the public in order to protect seabird nesting sites. Islands can be viewed from coastal highway or ocean beaches. Phone 360-457-8451 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas Copalis National Wildlife Refuge Copalis Refuge consists of a

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Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge, Illinois Camping & Hiking

Directions Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge is located five miles west of Marion, Illinois, and five miles south of Herrin, Illinois, on State Route 148. From I-57 in Marion, go west on Illinois Route 13 about three miles to Illinois Route 148. Turn left (south) and go two and one-half miles. The refuge Visitor Information Center is located on the left. Phone 618-997-3344 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Illinois Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Illinois Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Illinois Recreation Areas Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge’s 44,000 acres of land and water contain a wide diversity of flora and fauna. Major habitat types

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Crescent Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Camping & Hiking

Directions Crescent Lake NWR is located approximately 28 miles north of Oshkosh, Nebraska. From U.S. Highway 26, turn north on West Second. Proceed north out of town (oil road will convert to gravel), and follow directional signs to the Refuge headquarters. From U.S. Highway 2, turn south just east of Lakeside, Nebraska. Follow directional signs to the Refuge headquarters (approximately 28 miles). Phone (308) 762-4893 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nebraska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nebraska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nebraska Recreation Areas Crescent Lake National Wildlife Refuge Crescent Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located approximately 28 miles north of Oshkosh, Nebraska. The Refuge was established in 1931 to help conserve waterfowl populations. It is

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Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions Information about the Crystal River NWR can be obtained by visiting the refuge headquarters, located in Crystal River, Florida. The headquarters can be accessed from U.S. 19, which runs through the Town of Crystal River. A directional sign located on both sides of the highway, at the intersection of U.S. 19 and S.E. Paradise Point Drive. Turn onto Paradise Point Drive and proceed west, following the road. As Paradise Point Drive curves toward the north, it will change names and become Kings Bay Drive. The headquarters building is located at 1502 S.E. Kings Bay Drive, which is on the left side of the road, immediately adjacent to the Port Hotel and Marina. Phone 352-563-2088 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking

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Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located approximately thirty five miles south of Tulsa. Travel on Highway 75 south of Okmulgee approximately six miles to Lavender Road. Turn left onto Lavender Road and follow it until it dead ends (about two miles). Turn left and follow 250 Road approximately two miles. The Refuge Headquarters Building, Cussetah Bottoms Boardwalk, and ample parking will be located on your right. Phone 918-652-0456 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge Protecting important wetlands along the Deep Fork River, Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oklahoma is a newcomer to the National Wildlife Refuge System. Established in 1993, the 8,696-acre refuge is subject to

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Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Take Exit 35 off Interstate 84. Go north 1/2 mile to Karcher Road. Turn left and go west 3 miles to Lake Avenue. Turn left and go south 3 miles to the Upper Dam. Cross the dam to the refuge Visitor Center. View a map with detailed driving directions. Phone 208-467-9278 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1909, is one of the nation’s oldest refuges. Located southwest of Boise, Idaho, the refuge includes the Lake Lowell sector (10,588 acres) and the Snake River Islands sector (about 800 acres). Lake Lowell is an irrigation project reservoir that provides

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Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge, North Dakota Camping & Hiking

Directions The Des Lacs NWR headquarters is located 1 mile west of Kenmare, North Dakota, off Ward County Road 1. A large entrance sign is situated at the junction of County Roads 1 and 1A. Kenmare is located 50 miles northwest of Minot on U.S. Highway 52. Phone 701-385-4046 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Dakota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: North Dakota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More North Dakota Recreation Areas Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is found in a 28-mile long river valley with three natural lakes. The northern boundary of the Refuge is at the Canadian border. The Refuge was established during the Dust Bowl era of the 1930s. The

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DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge, Iowa Camping & Hiking

Directions DeSoto Refuge is located midway between the farming communities of Blair, Nebraska, and Missouri Valley, Iowa, just off of U.S. Highway 30. From the Omaha, Nebraska, metropolitan area, take I-29 North to Missouri Valley, Iowa. Exit at mile marker 75. Head West on US Highway 30 approximately six miles to the refuge entrance; the Visitor Center is an additional one mile south into the refuge. It is an approximately 25-minute drive to the refuge from Omaha. Phone 712-642-4121 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Iowa Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Iowa Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Iowa Recreation Areas Desoto National Wildlife Refuge DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge is part of a network of refuges devoted to

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Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge, Michigan Camping & Hiking

Directions Not Applicable. Phone 734-365-0219 Activities BOATING, FISHING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Michigan Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Michigan Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Michigan Recreation Areas Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge On December 21, 2001, President Bush signed legislation establishing the first International Wildlife Refuge in North America. The refuge, which includes islands, coastal wetlands, marshes, shoals, and riverfront lands along 18 miles of the Lower Detroit River, will protect and restore habitat for 29 species of waterfowl, 65 kinds of fish, and 300 species of migratory birds along the river in Michigan and Canada. Business interests are playing a key role in supporting the creation of the International Wildlife Refuge. The Service owns four islands within the refuge. The refuge is managed by staff at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, in

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Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions To refuge headquarters and visitor center (Fremont): From Highway 84 (at the east end of the Dumbarton Bridge), exit at Thornton Avenue. Travel south on Thornton for half a mile to the refuge entrance. Turn right at the refuge entrance sign and follow Marshlands Road to the stop sign. Turn left into the parking lot. To environmental education center (Alviso-San Jose): From Interstate 880 or Highway 101, exit on Highway 237 toward Alviso. Turn north on Zanker Road. Continue on Zanker, which turns into Los Esteros after a road bend, to the environmental education center entrance (a sharp right turn at Grand Boulevard), approximately 2.1 miles from Highway 237. Phone 510-792-0222 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from

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Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is north of Highway 101, west of Sequim, in Clallam County, Washington, approximately 15 miles east of Port Angeles on the southerly side of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Turn north on Kitchen-Dick Road and continue 3 miles to Dungeness Recreation Area. Go through the recreation area to the refuge parking lot. Phone 360-457-8451 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is located along the northern coast of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. The refuge hosts one of the world’s longest natural sand spit, which softens the rough sea waves to form a quiet bay and harbor,

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Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge, Maryland Camping & Hiking

Directions From the West: Take U.S. Rt. 50/301 East across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge ($2.50 toll). Continue on Rt. 301 North after Rts. 50 and 301 split. Exit Rt. 301 onto Rt. 213 North towards Chestertown. In Chestertown, turn left from Rt. 213 onto Rt. 291. At the end of this short bypass, turn right onto Rt. 20. Follow Rt. 20 South for 12 miles into Rock Hall. At the caution light, turn left onto Rt. 445. Follow Rt. 445 approximately 7 miles from Rock Hall to the refuge entrance bridge. Phone 410-639-7056 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Maryland Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Maryland Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Maryland Recreation Areas

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Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions From the Hampton Roads area, take US 13 North across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel and take the first right onto Seaside Road (Route 600). The next two roads to the right are refuge entrances. From points north, take US 13 South to the bottom of the Delmarva Peninsula and take the last left before the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel onto Seaside Road (Route 600). The next two roads to the right are refuge entrances. Phone 757-331-3425 Activities BIKING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Virginia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Virginia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Virginia Recreation Areas Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge Lying at the tip of the Delmarva Peninsula, the Eastern Shore of Virginia

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Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge’s headquarters and main public use area is located at its Brigantine Division on the mainland, at Oceanville, New Jersey. From US 9, visitors may enter the refuge via Great Creek Road, which ends at the refuge’s gate. The Barnegat Platform is located in Barnegat on Bay Shore Drive off of Route 9 between Ridgeway and Edison Avenues. Phone 609-652-1665 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Jersey Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Jersey Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Jersey Recreation Areas Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Forsythe NWR, located 10 miles north of Atlantic City, is composed of two separate Divisions, Barnegat in the north and Brigantine in the south. The Brigantine and Barnegat Divisions

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Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions Egmont Key is located at the mouth or entrance to Tampa Bay. There are no bridges connecting it to St. Petersburg (to the north) or Anna Maria Island (to the south). Access is limited to watercraft only. Private charters are available in both Manatee and Pinellas Counties for a fee. Phone 352-563-2088 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Florida Recreation Areas Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge The Egmont Key National Wildlife Refuge, was established in 1974 and protects a diverse community of animals and plants, many of which are either threatened or endangered. This island refuge was once the site of the former United States Army Fort Dade Military Reservation, and

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Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Sunrise Highway (Route 27) to Southampton, north onto North Sea Road (Route 38) for North Sea. Right onto Noyack Road and continue for 5 miles. Refuge entrance in on the left. Phone 631-725-7598 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge Established December 27, 1954, through a donation by the Morton family, the 187-acre Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge boasts exceptionally diverse habitats including bay beach, a brackish pond, a freshwater pond, kettle holes, tidal flats, saltmarsh, freshwater marsh, shrub, grasslands, maritime oak forest, and red cedar. The refuge’s diversity is not only critical to Long

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Elizabeth Hartwell Mason Neck National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions Mason Neck NWR is located about 18 miles south of Washington D.C. From the north: take I-95 south to exit 163 (Lorton). Turn left on Lorton, right on Armistead Rd, and then right (south) on RT 1. Go to light at top of the hill and turn left on Gunston Rd. (242) and go about 4 miles. The refuge shares a common entrance (High Pt. rd.) with the Mason Neck State Park. From the south: take I-95 north to exit 161 (Rt 1, Ft. Belvoir), go north on Rt 1, turn right on Gunston rd, go about 4 miles to refuge entrance. Phone 703-490-4979 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Virginia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Virginia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Virginia Recreation Areas Mason

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Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge, Illinois Camping & Hiking

Directions Emiquon Refuge is located at the confluence of the Spoon and Illinois rivers in Fulton County, Illinois. Situated just west of Havana, Illinois, on Route 97/78, the refuge is accessible by State Highway 24 from Peoria or Lewistown, and State Highway 136 from Havana, Illinois. Phone 309-535-2290 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Illinois Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Illinois Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Illinois Recreation Areas Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge was established December 29, 1993 with the purchase of its first 284 acres. About 2,200 acres have been acquired to date. The refuge is being assembled to protect, restore, and manage migratory bird, fish, and resident wildlife habitat in the Illinois River Valley, while providing for increased public recreation and

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Erie National Wildlife Refuge, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions Interstate I-79 North to Exit 141; follow attraction signs along Route 285 East to Route 173 North to refuge. Interstate I-79 South to Exit 154; follow attraction signs along Route 198 to refuge. Phone 814-789-3585 Activities AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Pennsylvania Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Pennsylvania Recreation Areas Erie National Wildlife Refuge Erie National Wildlife Refuge is located in Crawford County, 35 miles south of the City of Erie and 10 miles east of Meadville on the outskirts of Guys Mills village. The refuge consists of two separate land units. The Sugar Lake Division, containing 5,206 acres, is the unit closest to Guys Mills. The Seneca

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Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge, Alabama Camping & Hiking

Directions The Refuge is located about 40 miles south of Columbus, Georgia and 80 miles east of Montgomery, Alabama. Much of the refuge lies within the city limits of Eufaula, Alabama. The headquarters is seven miles north of Eufaula off U.S. Highway 431 on Alabama Highway 285 (also known as Old Alabama State Route 165). Phone 334-687-4065 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alabama Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Alabama Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alabama Recreation Areas Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1964, on the Walter F. George Reservoir (Lake Eufaula) in cooperation with the Corps of Engineers (COE). The reservoir resulted from impoundment of the Chattahoochee River between Alabama and Georgia. The Refuge, lying on

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Fallon National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions Fallon Refuge is 15 miles north of Fallon on Indian Lakes Road. To visit the refuge, it is best to stop at the Stillwater Refuge headquarters at 1020 New River Parkway, Suite 305 (located off of Harrigan Road on the east side of the City of Fallon) to obtain a map and directions. Roads in the Fallon Refuge area are not marked and can become confusing. Phone 775-423-5128 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Fallon National Wildlife Refuge Fallon National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1931 as a refuge and breeding ground for birds and wild animals. It is located in the Lahontan Valley of western Nevada, at the terminus

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Farallon National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge consists of islands approximately 30 miles offshore of San Francisco in the Pacific Ocean. It is closed to public access. However, there is an exhibit on Farallon Refuge wildlife at the San Francisco Bay Refuge Complex visitor center in Fremont, California. Phone 510-792-0222 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas San Fransisco Bay NWR Complex U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Pacific Southwest Region of the USFWS Pacific Southwest Region of the USFWS Farallon Official Website Web Cam Point Blue Conservation Science Official Website The Farallon National Wildlife Refuge is a group of islands located 28 miles west of San Francisco. It sustains the largest sea bird breeding colony south of Alaska and contains 30

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Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is closed to the public. Phone 703-490-4979 Activities BOATING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Virginia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Virginia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Virginia Recreation Areas Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge Featherstone NWR is located about 22 miles south of Washington D.C. at the confluence of Neabsco Creek and the Potomac River. The refuge is managed by staff of the Potomac River NWR Complex. Composed of wetlands and woodlands, the refuge is a narrow strip along the shore of the Potomac River and mouth of Neabsco Creek with a railroad right of way bordering the western edge. The refuge provides habitat for Neotropical migrants, waterfowl, ospreys, and historically bald eagles. There is no public access site for the refuge and it remains closed

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Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Felsenthal NWR is located about 5 miles west of Crossett, Arkansas on US Highway 82. Signs along the way will invite you to visit the Office/Visitor Center before entering the refuge. Phone 870-364-3167 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge Established in 1975, Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in southeast Arkansas, approximately eight miles west of the town of Crossett. Named for a small community located at its southwest corner, this 65,000 acre refuge contains an abundance of water resources dominated by the Ouachita and Saline Rivers and the Felsenthal Pool.

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Fern Cave National Wildlife Refuge, Alabama Camping & Hiking

Directions Fern Cave NWR is located on the western slope of Nat Mountain. From Huntsville, take highway 72 north to Gurley. North of Gurley, turn left on County road 500 just past where hwy 72 crosses the Paint Rock River. CR 500 is closed at a gate but access by foot traffic is still allowed. Follow the old road as it winds along the Paint Rock River along the southwest base of Nat Mountain and look for National Wildlife Refuge signs. Phone 256-353-7243 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alabama Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Alabama Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alabama Recreation Areas Fern Cave National Wildlife Refuge Fern Cave NWR was purchased in 1981 to provide protection for the federally endangered gray and Indiana bats. It consists

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Fisherman Island National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions Because of the critical nature of its habitats for wildlife, Fisherman Island is closed to the public. Guided tours are offered on Saturdays from October through mid-March and during special events. To schedule a tour, contact the Eastern Shore of Virginia refuge. Phone 757-331-2760 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Virginia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Virginia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Virginia Recreation Areas Fisherman Islanad National Wildlife Refuge The Virginia Barrier Island chain, including Fisherman Island National Wildlife Refuge, is one of only 17 sites in the United States classified as a “A Wetland of International Importance.” The refuge is the southern most barrier island, separated from the Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge by approximately one-half mile. Sand continues to expand the island’s size,

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Flattery Rocks National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions Located over 100 miles of Washington’s Pacific coast from Flattery Rocks south to Copalis Beach. These islands are closed to the public in order to protect seabird nesting sites. Islands can be viewed from coastal highway or ocean beaches. Phone 360-457-8451 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas Flattery Rocks National Wildlife Refuge Flattery Rocks Refuge consists of a portion of 870 islands, rocks, and reefs extending for more than 100 miles along Washington’s Pacific coast from Cape Flattery to Copalis Beach. These islands are protected from human disturbance, yet are close to abundant ocean food sources. They are a vital sanctuary where 14 species of seabirds nest and raise their young. During migration the total

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Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge, Kansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Flint Hills NWR is located near the town of Hartford, Kansas. From Interstate 35, take exit 141 and turn south on Kansas Highway 130. Follow K-130 south for 8 miles until reaching Hartford. Turn west on Maple Ave and drive 3 blocks to the main entrance road. Turn north to the Refuge headquarters and visitor center. Directional signs are located along the route. Phone 620-392-5553 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kansas Recreation Areas Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) lies in the broad, flat Neosho River Valley, a native tallgrass prairie region with natural scenic beauty. The Refuge was

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Florence Lake National Wildlife Refuge, North Dakota Camping & Hiking

Directions Florence Lake NWR is located about 11 miles northeast of Wing, North Dakota. From Wing, travel north on Highway 14 for 9 miles, then turn west on the gravel road for 3 miles, turn north 1 mile, and then go east 1 mile. Access roads are gravel and the last mile is unimproved prairie trail which is impassible when wet. Phone 701-387-4397 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Dakota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: North Dakota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More North Dakota Recreation Areas Florence Lake National Wildlife Refuge The 1,888-acre Florence Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) has almost 1,000 acres of virgin native mixed-grass prairie and a 132-acre lake. This high quality prairie habitat attracts grassland birds including grassland passerines that are sought by birders visiting

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Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions The Florida Panther NWR is located 20 miles east of Naples, FL, on the northwest corner of the intersection of I-75 and State Road 29. The headquarters for the refuge is located at 3860 Tollgate Blvd, Naples, FL, within the Comfort Inn at exit 101 on I-75. Phone 239-657-8001 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Florida Recreation Areas Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge Florida Panther NWR was established in 1989 under the authority of the Endangered Species Act to protect the Florida panther and its habitat. The refuge consists of 26,400 acres and is located within the heart of the Big Cypress Basin in southwest Florida. This subtropical ecosystem covers more than 2,400 square

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Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Camping & Hiking

Directions Fort Niobrara NWR is located about 5 miles east of Valentine, Nebraska, on U.S. Highway 12. The visitor center is about 1э miles from the Refuge entrance. Various directional signs are located along the route. Phone 402-376-3789 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nebraska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nebraska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nebraska Recreation Areas Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is 19,131 acres in size and is located 4 miles east of the city of Valentine along the Niobrara River. The Refuge offers many activities for visitors. Bison, elk, deer, and prairie dogs can be seen along the wildlife drive at all times of the

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Fox River National Wildlife Refuge, Wisconsin Camping & Hiking

Directions From Portage, take Highway 33 east to County Highway F north; from Montello, take Highway 22 south to County Highway F south. Refuge is on west side of County Highway F, across from John Muir County Park. Phone 920-387-2658 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Wisconsin Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Wisconsin Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Wisconsin Recreation Areas Fox River National Wildlfie Refuge Fox River National Wildlife Refuge, managed by staff at Horicon National Wildlife Refuge, encompasses 1,004 acres of wetland and upland habitat along the Fox River in Marquette County, Wisconsin. Refuge staff restores, enhances, and preserves the oak savanna upland and sedge meadow wetland habitats historically found in extensive areas along the Fox River. Staff manages the wildlife populations that use these habitats, with special

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Franz Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions The scenic overlook is located near Milepost 31, State Highway 14. The refuge office is located at Pierce Refuge: West from Vancouver, Washington on State Highway 14 to milepost 36, first driveway on the right. The office and residence are combined, with the office entrance on the south side of the building on the first floor. Phone 360-887-4106 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas Franz Lake National Wildlife Refuge Franz Lake Refuge is located in southwest Washington State, within the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. The refuge provides a variety of habitats including riparian wetlands, transitional woodlands from lower elevation willows, and cottonwoods to mid-elevation old-growth fir and cedar with associated native understory

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Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Mississippi Camping & Hiking

Directions Grand bay NWR is located approximately 7 miles east of Pascagoula, Mississippi and approximately 20 miles west of Mobile, Alabama. From Interstate 10, take the Franklin Creek exit (exit 75) and head south to US Highway 90. Cross US 90 onto Pecan Road and go approximately 1 mile to a very active railroad crossing, this is Bayou Heron Road. Cross over railroad track and keep to your right. The office is approximately 1 mile from railroad crossing. Phone 228-475-0765 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Mississippi Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Mississippi Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Mississippi Recreation Areas Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge Grand Bay NWR is one of over 540 National Wildlife Refuges managed as

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Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge headquarters is located on Lousisiana Highway 1194, 3.9 miles from the junction of Highway 1194 and Highway 1 in Fifth Ward, Louisiana. Highway 1194 becomes Island Road 0.5 mile from the headquarters. An alternate route to the refuge from Marksville, Louisiana is south on Highway 115 to Little California Road, 3.3 miles to Island Road, the headquarters is 0.5 mile left from the intersection of Little California Road and Island Road. Phone 318-253-4238 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Louisiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Louisiana Recreation Areas Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuge Grand Cote National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1989 to provide valuable waterfowl habitat in the Mississippi/Red River floodplain as part of the North

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Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located at the western city limits of Hoquiam, Washington. Take State Highway 109 to Paulson Road, turn south, then west to parking areas adjacent to Bowerman Airfield. Phone 360-753-9467 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge is located within Grays Harbor Estuary, at the mouth of the Chehalis River, which makes up the second largest watershed in Washington. It is one of four major staging areas for migrating shorebirds in the Pacific Flyway. Up to one million shorebirds gather here in spring and fall to feed and rest. Grays Harbor is designated as a Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network Site, recognizing

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Grays Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Grays Lake Refuge is north of Soda Springs, off Route 34. The turnoff is about 27 miles north of Soda Springs, and 21 miles from Freedom, Wyoming. The turnoff is signed. From the intersection it is about 3 miles north to the refuge office, visitor center, and overlook. Phone 208-574-2755 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Grays Lake National Wildlife Refuge Grays Lake National Wildlife Refuge is the largest hardstem bulrush marsh in North America. Located in a high mountain valley near Soda Springs in southeastern Idaho, the refuge and surrounding mountains offer incredible scenic vistas, wildflowers, and fall foliage displays. Lands adjacent to the 19,400-acre refuge are primarily

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Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Massachusetts Camping & Hiking

Directions Take exit 1 off Route 16 or Spaulding Turnpike and turn onto Pease Blvd. heading into Pease International Tradeport. Go through one stoplight to a stop sign and turn right on Arboretum Drive. Follow refuge signs for 3 miles to refuge parking lot, office and trails. Phone 978-465-5753 Activities HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Massachusetts Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Massachusetts Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Massachusetts Recreation Areas Great bay National Wildlife Refuge Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1992 and is located along the eastern shore of New Hampshire’s Great Bay in the town of Newington. A variety of rich wildlife habitats from uplands to open waters can be found throughout the refuge. With its open coastal water and abundant prey, the refuge plays a

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Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge’s trailheads are located along White Marsh Road- Route 642, in Suffolk, Virginia. From Interstate-664, take exit-13A toward Suffolk. Follow Route 58 West to the Downtown Suffolk exit. Follow Business 58 West to the first traffic light. Turn left onto Route 337- East Washington Street. Follow East Washington Street to the White Marsh Road intersection. Turn left onto White Marsh Road and follow to the Jericho Ditch(0.9 miles) and Washington Ditch (4.4 miles) entrances. The refuge office is located on Desert Road in Suffolk, Virginia. Follow White Marsh Road to the intersection of Desert Road. Turn left and follow Desert Road, approximately 1.6 miles. Refuge headquarters is on the left. Phone 757-986-3705 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Virginia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a

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Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness, New Jersey Camping & Hiking

Directions From Interstate 78 (westbound): ¢Take exit 40 and turn right on Hillcrest road (County Road 531). ¢Go to stop sign (1 mile), cross Mountain Avenue, staying on Hillcrest Road (531). ¢[Hillcrest Road becomes Mountain Avenue after passing over the Passaic River Bridge] ¢Go straight through the traffic light at the intersection with County Road 512, and continue on Mountain Avenue. ¢[Mountain Avenue is now also County Road 638] ¢Go 1.3 miles to the top of the hill and cross over Long Hill Road onto Meyersville Road. ¢Go down Meyersville Road 0.8 miles to circle, turn left onto New Vernon Road and follow Refuge directional signs. From Interstate 78 (eastbound): ¢Turn left on Hillcrest Road and follow westbound directions. From interstate 287 (southbound and northbound): ¢Take Exit 30A (Basking Ridge/ North Maple Avenue) and bear right onto North Maple Avenue. FOR THE HELEN C. FENSKE VISITOR CENTER (open Thursday/Friday 12

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Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey Camping & Hiking

Directions Great Swamp is located 7 miles south of Morristown, New Jersey From Interstate 287 (Southbound and Northbound): Take Exit 30A (Basking Ridge/North Maple Avenue) and bear right onto North Maple Avenue. Go through the traffic light at Madisonville Road (ignore refuge directional sign pointing left at Madisonville Road) and continue on North Maple Avenue. After one mile North Maple will bear left and become South Maple Avenue. Continue on South Maple Avenue for one mile and turn left onto Lord Stirling Road. After 1.3 miles you will pass over a bridge on the Passaic River. Continue straight on White Bridge Road for one mile and turn left onto Pleasant Plains Road. Follow refuge directional signs to refuge headquarters. From Interstate 78 (westbound): Take Exit 40 and turn right on Hillcrest Road (County Road 531). Go to stop sign (1 mile), cross Mountain Avenue, staying on Hillcrest Road (531). (Hillcrest

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Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions Great White Heron NWR is accessible only by boat. However, the refuge is administered as part of the National Key Deer Refuge headquartered on Big Pine Key, which is 100- miles south of Miami. The visitor center is located 1/4-mile north of the traffic light on Key Deer Boulevard in the Big Pine Key Shopping Plaza. Phone 305-872-2239 Activities BOATING, FISHING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Florida Recreation Areas Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1938 as a haven for great white herons, migratory birds, and other wildlife. The refuge is located in the lower Florida Keys and consists of almost 200,000 acres of open water and

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Grulla National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions from Muleshoe, Texas: Drive south on Highway 214 for 13 miles to Needmore, then follow FM 298 northwest approximately 15 miles to the New Mexico state line. Turn left onto the 1/2 mile long entrance road, which ends at a small parking area. Directions from Portales, New Mexico: Drive approximately 25 miles southeast on Highway 88 to the Texas state line, then turn right onto the refuge entrance road. Phone 806-946-3341 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas Grulla National Wildlife Refuge Grulla National Wildlfie Refuge is located in Roosevelt County, New Mexico, near the small town of Arch, approximately 25 miles northwest of Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge. This 3,236-acre refuge is managed by

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Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge office is located along Highway 1, at 1045 Guadalupe Street, Guadalupe, California. Traveling from Highway 101, take Highway 166 (Main Street) south 9 miles to Guadalupe Street. Turn right and travel 1 mile to 1045 Guadalupe Street. The north entrance to the refuge near Oso Flaco Lake, is reached from Oso Flaco Lake Road about 3 miles north of the town of Guadalupe off Highway 1. The south entrance to the refuge is via West Main Street (heading west, Highway 166) from the south end of the town of Guadalupe from Highway 1. The refuge is administered by Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex in Ventura, California. Phone 805-644-5185 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic

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Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions From Dallas, go north on Highway 75 to Sherman FM 1417 exit, then north 13 miles on FM 1417 to refuge sign and left 6 miles to entrance. From U.S. 82, turn north on Southmayd Road (4 miles east of Sadler and 7.5 miles west of Sherman). Follow signs to office and visitor center. Phone 903-786-2826 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge, a haven for migratory birds and other wildlife, lies on the Big Mineral Arm of Lake Texoma, on the Red River between Oklahoma and Texas. The refuge is made up of water,

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Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge office is located at 60 Nowela Street, Suite 100. Only the Upper Maulua Unit of Hakalau Forest Refuge is open to the public, and only on weekends and holidays for hiking and photography. There are no interpretive signs, bathrooms, trails, or parking lots. Visitors must call the refuge office (808-443-2300) a week before their intended visit to get the combination to a locked gate through which they let themselves in and out. A brochure will be mailed which describes the Maulua Unit, and our public access program plus a general brochure which describes the entire refuge and our management programs. The Upper Maulua Unit can be reached from Hilo or Kona via the Saddle Road (Highway 200): Near the 28-mile marker on the Saddle Road, turn north on the paved Mauna Kea Summit Road and proceed two miles. Turn right (east) across a cattle guard and onto

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Halfbreed Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Charles M. Russell NWR is located about 150 miles northeast of Billings, Montana. The headquarters for the Refuge Complex is located in Lewistown. From Great Falls, follow U.S. Highway 87 east for 100 miles to Lewistown. Turn right onto Airport Road. From Billings, follow U.S. Highway 87 north to Grass Range and then west to Lewistown for 130 miles. Turn left onto Airport Road. The Refuge headquarters is located about 1 mile up the road to the left. Three staffed field stations are located around the Refuge. Sand Creek Wildlife Station is located 2 miles south of the Missouri River on the east side of U.S. Highway 191. Jordan Wildlife Station is located south of Montana Highway 200 in the town of Jordan. Fort Peck Wildlife Station is located east of Montana Highway 24 in the town of Fort Peck. Phone 406-538-8706 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these

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Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge, Minnesota Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge office is located one mile northeast of Audubon, Minnesota. Visitors can get to the refuge office by following the brown and white refuge signs on state, county, and township roads. The best route to the refuge office from U.S. Hwy. 10 at Audubon is north on County Road #13 to the downtown Audubon. Proceed east on County Road #104 for 1.3 miles, then north on County Road #104 for 0.75 miles to the south end of the refuge. Follow refuge signs and proceed 0.25 miles northwest on Township Road #440 to the refuge office. Phone 218-847-4431 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Minnesota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Minnesota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Minnesota Recreation Areas Hamden Slough National Wildlife

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Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii Camping & Hiking

Directions To find the refuge office, turn left just after crossing the Hanalei River Bridge onto Ohiki Road and continuing past the Haraguchi Rice Mill to the last buildings on the right. Phone 808-828-1413 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Hawaii Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Hawaii Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Hawaii Recreation Areas Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge Encircled by waterfall-draped mountains, the picturesque Hanalei Valley on Kauai’s north shore, harbors the Hanalei Refuge. Established in 1972, it provides essential habitat for endangered Hawaiian water birds, including the koloa maoli (Hawaiian duck), ‘alae ke’oke’o (Hawaiian coot), ‘alae ‘ula (Hawaiian moorhen), and ae’o (Hawaiian stilt).

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Handy Brake National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions To reach Handy Brake NWR, take U.S. Hwy 165 into Bastrop, Louisiana. East of the courthouse square and after the divided lanes have merged, turn north onto Cooper Lake Road. Travel approximately 6 miles and look for refuge sign on the east side of the road. Phone 318-726-4222 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Louisiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Louisiana Recreation Areas Handy Brake National Wildlife Refuge Handy Brake National Wildlife Refuge is located just north of Bastrop in Morehouse Parish, north central Louisiana. The refuge was established in 1988 with the southeast’s first fee title transfer of a Farmer’s Home Administration tract (466 acres) to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. A free lease of 38 acres from International Paper Company

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Harbor Island National Wildlife Refuge, Michigan Camping & Hiking

Directions Not applicable. Phone 906-586-9851 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Michigan Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Michigan Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Michigan Recreation Areas Harbor Island National Wildlife Refuge Harbor Island National Wildlife Refuge is located just off the northwest shore of Drummond Island in Potagannissing Bay on Lake Huron. The 695-acre, horseshoe-shaped island hosts a variety of habitats and wildlife. The island is open for public use with fishing visits and hunting the primary uses. The refuge is managed by staff at Seney National Wildlife Refuge, in Seney, Michigan.

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Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia Camping & Hiking

Directions Harris Neck NWR is located in McIntosh County, Georgia, 5 miles north of Eulonia and 50 air miles south of the port city of Savannah. To reach Harris Neck, take Exit 67 off I-95 and travel south on U.S. 17 for approximately one mile, then east on Harris Neck Road for seven miles to the main entrance gate. Phone 912-832-4608 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Georgia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Georgia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Georgia Recreation Areas Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge Harris Neck NWR was established in 1962 by transfer of federal lands formerly managed by the Federal Aviation Administration as a WWII Army airfield. Located in McIntosh County, Georgia, the refuge serves as

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Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge, Tennessee Camping & Hiking

Directions Hatchie NWR office is located at Oneal Lake on Hwy 76 immediately south of I-40’s Exit 52. From Memphis, TN take I-40 east about one hour to Exit 52. Exit left or north onto Hwy 76, than go 1.5 miles to the Refuge Office on the right. From Nashville, TN take I-40 west to Exit 56. Exit left or south onto Hwy 76, go 3 miles to the Refuge Office on the left. Phone 731-772-0501 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Tennessee Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Tennessee Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Tennessee Recreation Areas Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge Hatchie NWR includes 11,556 acres along the Scenic Hatchie River and is located about four miles south of Brownsville,

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Havasu National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions From Interstate 40, watch for a Havasu NWR exit sign close to the California/Arizona border. Follow the signs to the refuge. To reach Topock Marsh from Needles, California, cross the Needles bridge into Arizona following Highway 95 north, then turn right onto Courtwright Road and watch for the refuge sign. The refuge office is in Needles, California. From Interstate 40, exit on J Street and go southwest (uphill) 0.06 miles. Turn right at headquarters entrance sign and follow the signs; the office is in the back. Phone 760-326-3853 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Havasu National Wildlife Refuge From desert bighorn sheep to the endangered southwestern willow flycatcher, birds and

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Hewitt Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Hewitt Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located in north central Montana, 25 miles northeast of the town of Malta via U.S. Highway 2 and about 1.5 miles northwest of Nelson Reservoir. Easiest route, travel on U.S. Highway 2 approximately 17 miles east of Malta to the intersection of US Hwy 2 and Hwy 243. Travel north on Hwy 243 for approximately 5 miles making a left on Hewitt Lake road. Hewitt Lake road leads directly to the Refuge ( 3 miles). Phone 406-654-2863 Activities HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Hewitt Lake National Wildlife Refuge Hewitt Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is one of four satellite, or un-manned refuges, administered by

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Hillside National Wildlife Refuge, Mississippi Camping & Hiking

Directions Take Highway 49E approximately 16 miles north of Yazoo City to Thorton, MS. Turn right (east) on Thorton road and travel approximately 4 miles to the refuge. There is no staffed office on Hillside. For maps, please go to: http://hillside.fws.gov/directions.html Phone 662-235-4989 Activities FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Mississippi Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Mississippi Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Mississippi Recreation Areas Hillside National Wildlife Refuge This refuge is an oasis of wildlife habitat surrounded by agriculture. Bounded on the east side by the unique loess bluffs of eastern Mississippi, this 15,572-acre refuge was named to reflect its location at the base of the bluffs. The refuge was established in 1975 and provides important stop-over and nesting habitat for over 200 species of neotropical migratory

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Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Holla Bend NWR is located about 5 miles southeast of Dardanelle, Arkansas. From Dardanelle, take State Highway 7 South to State Highway 155 East and go about 4 miles to the refuge entrance. Once you enter the refuge the office/visitor area is about 1/2 mile down the road on the right. Phone 479-229-4300 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge Holla Bend NWR, established in 1957, is located 8 miles down river from Dardanelle, Arkansas. The refuge is situated on a bend of the Arkansas River which was cut off when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers straightened the river in 1954 for flood

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Horicon National Wildlife Refuge, Wisconsin Camping & Hiking

Directions To reach the refuge office/visitor center from Waupun, go 7 miles east on State Highway 49 and 3.5 miles south on County Road Z. From Milwaukee, take 41 north to the Brownsville exit, go west on Highway 49 and 3.5 miles south on County Road Z. From Madison, take 151 north to Highway 49, go east to County Road Z, go south 3.5 miles. From Fond du Lac, take 151 south to Highway 49, go east to County Z, go south 3.5 miles. We strongly suggest that you consult an atlas or Dodge County map when using these directions. Phone 920-387-2658 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Wisconsin Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Wisconsin Hiking

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Huleia National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii Camping & Hiking

Directions To find the refuge office, turn left just after crossing the Hanalei River Bridge onto Ohiki Road and continuing past the Haraguchi Rice Mill to the last buildings on the right. Phone 808-828-1413 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Hawaii Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Hawaii Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Hawaii Recreation Areas Huleia National Wildlife Refuge Encircled by waterfall-draped mountains, the picturesque Hanalei Valley on Kauai’s north shore, harbors the Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge. Hawaii’s first National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1972, it provides essential habitat for endangered Hawaiian water birds, including the koloa maoli (Hawaiian duck), ‘alae ke’oke’o (Hawaiian coot), ‘alae ‘ula (Hawaiian moorhen), and ae’o (Hawaiian stilt). Visitation is by special use permit only.

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Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions Humboldt Bay Refuge consists of 10 units in and around Humboldt Bay, west of Highway 101, near the cities of Arcata and Eureka, California. Information on wildlife-oriented education and recreational opportunities (hiking, observation, boating, hunting and fishing) are available at the Richard J. Guadagno Visitor Center at the Salmon Creek Unit. To get to the refuge office and Salmon Creek Unit: about10 miles south of Eureka, take the Hookton Road Exit from Highway 101. Southbound traffic, turn right at the end of the off ramp, then immediately left onto Ranch Road; northbound traffic, take the overpass, turn right onto Ranch Road. To the Hookton Slough trailhead: drive 1.2 miles west on Hookton Road; the parking area is on the north side of Hookton Road. Phone 707-733-5406 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas:

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Huron National Wildlife Refuge, Michigan Camping & Hiking

Directions Access to the island is by private boat. Phone 906-586-9851 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Michigan Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Michigan Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Michigan Recreation Areas Huron National Wildlife Refuge The beacon of Lighthouse Island gleams into the Northern Michigan night from its lonely vantage point three miles off the south shore of Lake Superior. Lighthouse Island, or West Huron, is the second largest of eight islands comprising the Huron Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Despite their small size, totalling only 147 acres, the remoteness and primitive quality of these islands have earned them the designation of a Wilderness Area. The refuge was established for the protection of migratory birds, specifically, a large nesting colony of herring gulls. It

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Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Wyoming Camping & Hiking

Directions Take the Highway 287 exit off Interstate 80 in Laramie, Wyoming. Follow Highway 287 south э mile, and take a right on Fort Sanderson Drive to the Monolith Concrete Plant. Turn right, go across the railroad tracks, and take an immediate left onto Sand Creek Road (County Road 34). Follow this road approximately 7 miles west by southwest to a directional sign for the Refuge. Turn right and follow the road to the fenced Refuge boundary entrance. Phone 970-723-8202 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Wyoming Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Wyoming Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Wyoming Recreation Areas Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in southeastern Wyoming in the southern part of the Laramie Plains. It is a montane,

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Imperial National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions From Yuma: Travel north on Highway 95 for 25 miles. Turn west on Martinez Lake Road for 13 miles and follow signs to visitor center. Phone 928-783-3371 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Imperial National Wildlife Refuge Imperial National Wildlife Refuge protects wildlife habitat along 30 miles of the lower Colorado River in Arizona and California, including the last unchannelized section before the river enters Mexico. The river and its associated backwater lakes and wetlands are a green oasis, contrasting with the surrounding desert mountains. More than 15,000 acres of Imperial National Wildlfie Refuge is designated as wilderness. Wilderness is protected to ensure that

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Innoko National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Camping & Hiking

Directions The Innoko Refuge is not accessible by car. Access is by means of airplanes equipped for water landings during spring, summer and fall. Due to its extremely remote and isolated location, access to the refuge by watercraft is, in most cases, not practical. Watercraft transportable by small aircraft, such as inflatable rafts and folding kayaks, can be used for transportation within the refuge. The primary means of access include privately owned aircraft, commercial guiding and outfitting services, and commercial air taxi operators. Access is via the town of McGrath, which is served by commercial airlines operating out of Anchorage and Fairbanks. Phone 907-656-1231 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas

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Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions From the New York State Thruway (I-90) take exit 48-A (Pembroke/Medina). Go north on Route 77 for approximately 8 miles. At the 4-way stop light in Alabama Center continue straight for one more mile to Casey Road. Turn left on Casey Rd. The Headquarters Building is one mile west. Phone 585-948-5445 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge lies midway between Buffalo and Rochester, NY, within the Atlantic Flyway. The relatively flat terrain encompasses 10,828 acres of habitat. Freshwater marshes and hardwood swamps border or are fed by Oak Orchard Creek which meanders east to west

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Island Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions Access to the waters surrounding the islands that make up the Island Bay NWR is by boat only. The islands are not accessible to visitors. Boaters should consult navigational charts and tide schedules before attempting to visit any waters surrounding the refuge. Numerous oyster bars and shallow back bay/estuary waters are difficult to navigate and fragile seagrass beds must not be damaged. By boat, the refuge is located on the north side of Charlotte Harbor in Turtle Bay. The nearest population centers are Port Charlotte, lying approximately 15 miles to the east, and Fort Myers, roughly 23 miles southeast. For more information, contact the J.N. “Ding” Darling NWR, 1 Wildlife Drive, Sanibel, Florida 33957 or call (239) 472-1100. Phone 239-472-1100 Activities BOATING, FISHING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike?

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J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge, North Dakota Camping & Hiking

Directions The Refuge headquarters is 2 miles north of Upham, North Dakota, and can be reached by turning off U.S. Highway 2 at Towner and proceeding 26 miles north on State Highway 14. Phone 701-768-2548 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Dakota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: North Dakota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More North Dakota Recreation Areas J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located along the Souris River in Bottineau and McHenry counties in north-central North Dakota. The 58,693-acre Refuge extends from the Manitoba border southward for approximately 45 miles in an area which was once Glacial Lake Souris. The area is old

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J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located approximately 15 miles southwest of Fort Myers on Sanibel Island. Once on the island, turn right onto Periwinkle Drive. Proceed 3 miles to Palm Ridge Road (marked Captiva and Refuge) and bear right. Go through stop sign and continue 2 miles to refuge entrance on right. Phone 239-472-1100 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Florida Recreation Areas J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge The J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge is located on the subtropical barrier island of Sanibel in the Gulf of Mexico. The refuge is part of the largest undeveloped mangrove ecosystem in the United

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James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii Camping & Hiking

Directions Public entry into the refuge is prohibited unless authorized by the refuge manager or participating in scheduled tours by refuge staff personnel. The refuge office is located on Oahu’s north shore in Haleiwa at 66-590 Kamehameha Highway. Phone 808) 637-6330 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Hawaii Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Hawaii Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Hawaii Recreation Areas James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge James Campbell Refuge consists of over 160 acres of wetland habitat in two separate wetland units near the community of Kahuku on the northeastern shore of Oahu, Hawaii. This wetland refuge is primarily devoted to the recovery of Hawaii’s four endemic water birds (Hawaiian stilt, Hawaiian moorhen, Hawaiian coot, and Hawaiian duck). All four birds are listed as endangered species due to their precipitous

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James River National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions Public access is only available for pre-registered visitors and participants of refuge sponsored events. 4550 Flowerdew Hundred Road Hopewell, VA 23860 Take Route 10 south/east toward Hopewell. After passing through Hopewell, proceed another 8 miles to Route 639. Take a left and look for the Refuge entrance sign. Phone 804 829 9020 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Virginia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Virginia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Virginia Recreation Areas James River National Wildlife Refuge James River National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is one of four refuges that comprise the Eastern Virginia Rivers National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The Refuge encompasses 4,200 acres of forest and wetland habitats along the James River, bordered by Powells Creek to the west, and the

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Jarvis Island National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii Camping & Hiking

Directions The island is uninhabited, and entry is by permit only. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel visit Jarvis about every 2 to 3 years, though occasionally scientists and researchers team up to share high transportation costs to the island. Jarvis is accessible only by ship. Phone 808-792-9480 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Hawaii Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Hawaii Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Hawaii Recreation Areas Jarvis Island National Wildlife Refuge Jarvis Island National Wildlife Refuge, 18 miles south of the equator and 1,300 miles south of Honolulu, is over 36,400 acres, including 1,100-acre (1.6 square mile) Jarvis Island. The majority of the refuge is marine habitat, including extensive coral reefs and other inshore tropical ocean habitats. Jarvis is an uninhabited low, flat, and sandy; vegetated only by sparse grasses, prostrate

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John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge, Rhode Island Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located in the Towns of Narragansett and South Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island. Virtually all refuge lands are not readily accessible by road. Taking a canoe or kayak across Pettaquamscutt Cove and in the Lower Narrow River is the easiest way to experience the refuge. The kayak launch area at Sprague Bridge off of Boston Neck Road/Rt. 1A in Narragansett (along with a few other shoreline access points) is open to the public every day from sunrise until sunset. There are no other developed visitor use areas on the refuge. The kayak launch area is not accessible by wheelchair or stroller. Exceptional viewing of the refuge can be had from the Sprague Bridge in Narragansett on Boston Neck Road, or on Middlebridge in Narragansett. Phone 401-364-9124 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Related Link(s) More Rhode Island Recreation Areas John H.

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John Hay National Wildlife Refuge, Massachusetts Camping & Hiking

Directions From interstate 89, take Route 103 west towards the town of Newbury, New Hampshire. Then take Route 103A north approximately two miles and the refuge will be on your left. Note: No on-refuge parking is available. Visitors may park at The Fells 456 Route 103A. Phone 413-548-8002 ext. 111 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Massachusetts Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Massachusetts Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Massachusetts Recreation Areas John Hay National Wildlife Refuge The refuge consists of the former estate of John Hay, private secretary to Abraham Lincoln, Ambassador to Great Britain, and Secretary of State under Presidents McKinley and Roosevelt. The refuge was established in 1987 and the historic buildings and immediate grounds and gardens, also known as “The

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John Heinz at Tinicum National Wildlife Refuge, Pennsylvania Camping & Hiking

Directions From North: From I-95 South, take exit 14, Bartram Avenue; At the 5th traffic light turn right onto 84th Street; At 2nd light turn left onto Lindbergh Blvd. Follow one block to refuge entrance on right. From South: From I-95 North, take exit 10 (Airport); turn left at 1st light (Bartram Ave); turn left at 3rd light (84th St.); turn left at 2nd light (Lindbergh Blvd.) 1 block to refuge entrance on right. From West: From I-76 take I-476 South to I-95 North and follow as listed above (from South, to I-95 North exit 10) From East (New Jersey): Use either North or South directions. Phone 215-365-3118 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Pennsylvania Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:

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John W. and Louise Seier National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Camping & Hiking

Directions John W. & Louise Seier NWR is located about 25 miles south of Bassett, Nebraska, off of U.S. Highway 183. Phone 402-387-3789 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nebraska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nebraska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nebraska Recreation Areas John W. and Louise Seier National Wildlife Refuge John W. and Louise Seier National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is 2,400 acres in size. It was established in 1999 to preserve, restore, and enhance the ecological diversity and abundance of migratory and resident wildlife. The Refuge lies among the sandhills of Nebraska — the largest remaining tract of mid- and tallgrass prairie in North America.

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Johnston Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii Camping & Hiking

Directions The island is closed to public access. Phone 808-792-9560 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Hawaii Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Hawaii Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Hawaii Recreation Areas Johnston Atoll National Wildlife Refuge Johnston Atoll National Wildlife Refuge is located in the central Pacific Ocean, 717 nautical miles west-southwest of Honolulu. The refuge is managed for 14 species of breeding sea birds and 5 species of wintering shorebirds, and for its coral reef and diverse marine organisms, including the threatened green sea turtle. The atoll comprises four small islands (696 acres), which constitute the only land area in over 800,000 square miles of ocean. The emergent land associated with this refuge provides critical, rat-free habitat for central Pacific sea bird populations; its coral reef ecosystem is an important marine resource. The

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Kakahaia National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii Camping & Hiking

Directions Kakahaia Refuge is located along the coastal road (Highway 450) linking the island’s southeast coast with the airport in Kaunakakai. The refuge is located directly seaward of the Kawela subdivision and is about 5 miles from Kaunakakai. As a satellite refuge, Kakahaia is not open to the public except by Special Use Permit; however, parking, picnic tables, and shade trees are located on the ocean side of the road. This park area is open year round. Phone 808-875-1582 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Hawaii Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Hawaii Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Hawaii Recreation Areas Kakahaia National Wildlife Refuge Kakahaia Refuge is a coastal freshwater pond, originally used as an artificial fish pond. This 44-acre refuge is situated on the south coast of Moloka’i. Established in

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Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Camping & Hiking

Directions Most visitors to the refuge come through the community of Bettles, which lies 150 air miles northwest of Fairbanks. From Bettles, air charters are available for drop-offs at lakes, rivers and gravel bars. Visitors can then access the refuge on foot or by boat. Keep in mind, however, that this is a very wet area with no developed foot trails, and that many of the refuge’s upland areas are not ideal for hiking. In winter, the refuge can be reached from the Dalton Highway using non-motorized transportation such as skis or dog teams. Snow machine access is also authorized for traditional activities; contact the refuge office for more information. Phone 907-456-0329 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:

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Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge office is located about a mile north of the town of Kihei. Look for the familiar U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service logo (with the dark blue fish and goose) at the entrance, located at milepost 6 of Mokulele Highway (Highway 311). The office is less than 0.5 miles down this road. Parking is limited; groups of more than 20 people please phone ahead. Phone 808-875-1582 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Hawaii Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Hawaii Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Hawaii Recreation Areas Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge is one of the few natural wetlands remaining in the Hawaiian Islands. Located along the south central coast of the island of Maui between the towns of Kihei and Ma’alaea,

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Kellys Slough National Wildlife Refuge, North Dakota Camping & Hiking

Directions Kellys Slough NWR covers portions of Blooming, Lakeville and Rye Townships of Grand Forks County. The main parking area is 8 miles west and 3 miles north of Grand Forks, North Dakota. Signs on U.S. Highway 2 direct visitors to the Refuge, where there is a parking area, an elevated viewing platform, several informational signs, and two walking trails. Phone 701-662-8611 Activities AUTO TOURING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Dakota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: North Dakota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More North Dakota Recreation Areas Kellys Slough National Wildlife Refuge Kellys Slough National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established to develop and manage a system of wetlands and grasslands that is unique to the Red River valley. The Refuge supports a diversity of wetland and grassland wildlife,

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Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Camping & Hiking

Directions Soldotna Headquarters and Visitor Center From Anchorage, drive 90 miles on the Seward Highway to the junction of the Sterling Highway. Turn west at Milepost 37 of the Sterling Highway and travel 18 miles to the eastern Refuge boundary at Milepost 55 of the Sterling Highway. In three more miles (Milepost 58, Sterling Highway), you find the Refuge Visitor Contact Station on the north side of the Sterling Highway, a self-serve information facility during summer months. On the south side of Sterling Highway at Milepost 58 is the eastern turn off for Skilak Lake Road. This 19 mile gravel loop road leads to Refuge hiking trails, campgrounds, and a scenic drive and then rejoins the Sterling Highway at Milepost 75. Whether you take the Skilak Lake Road or the Sterling Highway from Mile 58, you are approximately 40 miles from Soldotna and the Refuge Visitor Center. To find the

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Kern National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions From Interstate 5: At Lost Hills and Interstate 5, take Highway 46 east 5 miles to Corcoran Road and turn north. Drive 10.6 miles to the refuge at the intersection of Corcoran Road and Garces Highway. From Highway 99: At Delano, exit Highway 99 at the Highway 155 exit. Turn south on Highway 155, which is Garces Highway. Travel 19 miles west on Garces Highway to the refuge entrance at the intersection of Corcoran Road and Garces Highway. Phone 661-725-2767 Activities AUTO TOURING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Kern National Wildlife Refuge Kern National Wildlife Refuge is located in the southern portion of California’s San Joaquin Valley, 20 miles west of

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Key West National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is accessible only by boat. However, the refuge is administered as part of the National Key Deer Refuge headquartered on Big Pine Key, which is 100- miles south of Miami. The visitor center is located 1/4-mile north of the traffic light on Key Deer Boulevard in the Big Pine Key Shopping Plaza. The visitor center can be reached at 305-872-0774. Phone 305-872-2239 Activities BOATING, FISHING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, DIVING, SNORKELING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Florida Recreation Areas Key West National Wildlife Refuge Key West National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt as a preserve and breeding ground for native birds and other wildlife. This refuge was the first established in the Florida Keys

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Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii Camping & Hiking

Directions Turn off the Kuhio Highway at the entrance to the town of Kilauea and follow the signs to Kilauea Lighthouse. The refuge is at the end of Lighthouse Road. Phone 808-828-1413 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, OBSERVATION SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Hawaii Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Hawaii Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Hawaii Recreation Areas Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge’s rocky cliffs provide premier nesting and roosting habitat for seven native Hawaiian seabirds. It is one of the most important seabird nesting sites in the inhabited Hawaiian Islands. Reintroduction of the endangered nene (Hawaiian goose) began on the refuge in 1991 as part of a statewide recovery program. Predator control and a predator proof

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Kingman Reef National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii Camping & Hiking

Directions The reef is closed to the public. Phone 808-792-9560 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Hawaii Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Hawaii Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Hawaii Recreation Areas Kingman Reef National Wildlife Refuge Kingman Reef is an uninhabited, barren, coral atoll with a deep lagoon 5 miles wide and 9э miles long. Located about 1,000 miles southwest of Honolulu, this triangular reef has a land area of only 0.01 square miles. It became a U.S. naval reservation in 1934. Pan American Airways used the lagoon just before World War II as a station for seaplanes flying between Hawaii and Samoa. Kingman consists of coral reefs and submerged lands. The reef is wet or awash most of the time, with a maximum elevation of about 1 meter. Besides a spectacular diversity of

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Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge, Kansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Kirwin NWR is located 6 miles east of Glade, Kansas. From U.S. Highway 183, turn east on Kansas Highway 9. Follow Highway 9 six miles and turn south at the large brown Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge sign. The Refuge headquarters and visitor center is one mile south of Highway 9. Phone 785-543-6673 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kansas Recreation Areas Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge Kirwin National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1954 for the conservation, maintenance, and management of wildlife resources, particularly migratory birds. The Refuge is located in the rolling hills and narrow valley of the north fork of the Solomon River in

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Klamath Marsh National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions From Klamath Falls, Oregon: travel north on Highway 97 approximately 45 miles. Turn right onto Silver Lake Road and travel east 9.5 miles to Forest Service Road 690. Travel south 4 miles on this gravel road to the canoe launch. To travel to the refuge headquarters, stay on the Silver Lake Road until milepost 17. Phone 541-783-3380 Activities HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas Klamath Marsh National Wildlife Refuge The Klamath Marsh National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1958 “… as an inviolate sanctuary, or for any other management purpose, for migratory birds.” The refuge primarily consists of 40,000 acres of wet meadows and open water wetlands. This large natural marsh, with

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Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Camping & Hiking

Directions Kodiak Island is accessible by commercial airlines from Anchorage or ferry through the Alaska Marine Highway System. The refuge is accessible only by float plane or boat. Several air charters are available in the town of Kodiak that can fly you to the refuge. Phone 907-487-2600 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alaska Campgrounds Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Cabins Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Kodiak is a rugged, beautiful island on the coast of southwestern Alaska. Established in 1941, the refuge provides habitat for brown bear, salmon and other wildlife. Kodiak’s scenery is magnificient- rugged mountains, hundreds of miles of shoreline, lakes, marshes, bogs,

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Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions to Visitor Center and Headquarters: From I-8 in California: take the Winterhaven Drive and Fourth Avenue Exit south into Yuma, Arizona. The refuge office is located at the first intersection. Directions to the refuge proper: From Yuma, take Highway 95 north towards Quartzsite, Arizona, to refuge entrance signs. Phone 928-783-7861 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas Kofa National Wildlife Refuge Kofa National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1939. The refuge encompasses 665,400 acres of pristine desert that is home to the desert bighorn sheep and the California fan palm, the only native palm in Arizona. Bighorn sheep are found chiefly in the two mountain ranges that

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Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions You can reach the refuge by taking Riverside Road, on the south bank of the Kootenai River, at Bonners Ferry. Drive west for 5 miles to the refuge entrance. The office is 2 miles beyond the entrance. Drive with caution! The county roads are narrow and used by logging trucks. Phone 208-267-3888 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge Located 20 miles from the Canadian border and 5 miles from the town of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge is bordered by the rugged Selkirk Mountains to the west, the Kootenai River, Deep Creek to the east, and State lands to

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Koyukuk National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Camping & Hiking

Directions The Koyukuk and Northern Innoko Refuges are part of the vast roadless region that makes up much of northern and western Alaska. Traversing the Koyukuk and Kaiyuh takes two days by motor boat and more than an hour in a small airplane. Commuter aircraft provide regularly scheduled air transportation from Fairbanks and Anchorage to Galena, where the Refuge headquarters is located. Visitors can charter small aircraft for travel to the Refuge from Galena. The Koyukuk River is a major tributary of the Yukon River, and some visitors, mostly moose hunters, use the river to enter the Refuge by boat. The Koyukuk River mouth is approximately 312 miles downriver from the Dalton Highway Bridge on the Yukon River or the Tanana River Bridge at Nenana. Local residents travel extensively on the Yukon and Koyukuk Rivers, by boat in the summer and snow machine in the winter. Phone 907-656-1231 Activities BOATING,

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Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions The office/visitor contact center for Lacassine NWR is located at 209 Nature Road, Lake Arthur, LA 70549 and is open weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If traveling west on Interstate 10, take exit 64 (Jennings)and travel south on Highway 26 to Lake Arthur, west on Highway 14 for 7 miles to Highway 3056, then south 4.5 miles. If eastbound on Interstate 10, take exit 54 (Welsh) and travel south on Highway 99 to Highway 14, east on Highway 14 for 3 miles to Highway 3056, then south 4.5 miles to the end of Highway 3056. Lacassine Pool, a 16,000 acre freshwater impoundment and major feature of the refuge, is at the end of Illionis Plant Road, 4.5 mile south of Highway 14. 3 miles east of Hayes. Phone 337-598-2216 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite

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Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions -From Harlingen, go east on Tyler Ave which becomes FM 106. Continue 18 miles past Rio Hondo. Take a left at the T and drive three miles to the visitor center. -From South Padre Island, take Highway 100 out of Port Isabel and exit right on FM 510 at Laguna Vista. Continue 5.4 miles to the Buena Vista Rd (Cameron County Airport). Take a right and continue approximately 7 miles to the visitor center. -From Brownsville, go north on Paredes Line Road (1847) through Los Fresnos to Highway 106. Take a right and go approximately 10 miles to the T. Take a left and drive 3 miles to the visitor center. Phone 956-748-3607 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take

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Laguna Cartagena National Wildlife Refuge, Puerto Rico Camping & Hiking

Directions From Cabo Rojo drive on Route 100 until the end, then turn left onto Route 101. At kilometer 12.2 on Route 101 turn right onto Hacienda Desengaэo. A pedestrian gate on the left side will provide the easiest entry. Phone 787-851-7258 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Puerto Rico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Puerto Rico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Puerto Rico Recreation Areas Laguna Cartegena National Wildlife Refuge Laguna Cartagena National Wildlife Refuge The present lagoon is a remnant of what was once a large open expanse of water and one of the most important freshwater habitats for migratin waterfowl and aquatic birds in Puerto Rico. Due to agricultural practices, about 90 percent of the lagoon is covered with cattail. Intensive cattle

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Lake Alice National Wildlife Refuge, North Dakota Camping & Hiking

Directions Lake Alice NWR is administered from the Devils Lake Wetland Management District Office located in Devils Lake, North Dakota, and is located about 15 miles northwest of Devils Lake. From the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and North Dakota Highway 20 in Devils Lake, go 17 miles north to Ramsey County Road 10. On Ramsey County Road 10, go 7 miles west, 1 mile north, and 2 miles west to reach the north side of the Refuge. To reach the south side of the Refuge, from the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and North Dakota Highway 20 in Devils Lake, go 12 miles northwest to the town of Penn. Go north 7 miles on the township road. Phone 701-662-8611 Activities FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Dakota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose

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Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge, South Dakota Camping & Hiking

Directions The Lake Andes NWR Complex headquarters is located on the east shore of Lake Andes. From Ravinia, South Dakota, travel 2 miles north on the county gravel road and 1.5 east to reach the Refuge headquarters. From the community of Lake Andes, travel north .5 mile then east 3.5 miles on a hard-surfaced county road, crossing the Lake from west to east before reaching the office and visitor center nestled under the cottonwoods. Phone 605-487-7603 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: South Dakota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: South Dakota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More South Dakota Recreation Areas Lake Andes national Wildlife Refuge The Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) Complex is comprised of Lake Andes NWR, Karl E. Mundt NWR, and

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Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge, North Dakota Camping & Hiking

Directions The Lake Ilo NWR office is located 1 mile west and 1.5 miles south of Dunn Center, North Dakota. The office is on the south shore of the lake. Phone 701-548-8110 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Dakota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: North Dakota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More North Dakota Recreation Areas Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in the Missouri Slope region of western North Dakota, near the Killdeer Mountains. Established in the mid-1930s for migratory waterfowl, this unique Refuge encompasses slightly more than 4,000 acres and is home to approximately 226 bird species, 36 mammals, 9 reptiles/amphibians, and 11 different fish species.

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Lake Isom National Wildlife Refuge, Tennessee Camping & Hiking

Directions Refuge Headquarters are located approximately 15 miles southwest of Union City Tennessee. From union City take highway 22 north apprximately 15 miles, turn right on highway 157, refuge headquarters is located exactly 1 mile on left. Lake Isom is located approximately 3 miles south of Reelfoot Lake. Phone 731-538-2481 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Tennessee Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Tennessee Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Tennessee Recreation Areas Lake Isom National Wildlife Refuge Lake Isom National Wildlife Refuge was established as an inviolate sanctuary for wintering waterfowl in 1938 by presidential proclamation. Lake Isom is the oldest refuge in Tennessee and encompasses some 1,850 acres of migratory bird habitat surrounding Lake Isom. The proximity of Lake Isom to the

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Lake Mason National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Charles M. Russell NWR is located about 150 miles northeast of Billings, Montana. The headquarters for the Refuge Complex is located in Lewistown. From Great Falls, follow U.S. Highway 87 east for 100 miles to Lewistown. Turn right onto Airport Road. From Billings, follow U.S. Highway 87 north to Grass Range and then west to Lewistown for 130 miles. Turn left onto Airport Road. The Refuge headquarters is located about 1 mile up the road to the left. Three staffed field stations are located around the Refuge. Sand Creek Wildlife Station is located 2 miles south of the Missouri River on the east side of U.S. Highway 191. Jordan Wildlife Station is located south of Montana Highway 200 in the town of Jordan. Fort Peck Wildlife Station is located east of Montana Highway 24 in the town of Fort Peck. Phone 406-538-8706 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations

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Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge office is at 401 Island Road just north of Marksville, LA. The office can be reached by taking LA. Hwy. 1194 south from LA. Hwy. 1, to Island Road. The refuge itself is 20 miles northeast of Marksville, LA on LA. Hwy. 452 Phone 318-253-4238 Activities FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Louisiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Louisiana Recreation Areas Lake Ophelia National Wildlife Refuge Lake Ophelia NWR (named for the largest water body in the area) was established in 1988 to protect the important Mississippi/Red River floodplain ecosystem. The refuge was once part of a vast bottomland hardwood wilderness. Levees have changed hydrology, but the underlying ridge/Saale topography supports a variety of habitat types. Bottomland

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Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions Lake Woodruff NWR is located 25 miles west of Daytona Beach, Florida, and 7 miles north of DeLand on U.S. Highway 17 near the community of DeLeon Springs, FL. From Highway 17 in DeLeon Springs, turn west and go one block to Grand Avenue. Turn south on Grand and go approximately 3 blocks to Mud Lake Road. Refuge directional signs are prominently displayed on both U.S. 17 and Grand Ave. to direct the way to the refuge and headquarters office. Phone 386-985-4673 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Florida Recreation Areas Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge Lake Woodruff NWR was established in 1964

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Lake Zahl National Wildlife Refuge, North Dakota Camping & Hiking

Directions The Refuge is divided by State Highway 50, 0.5 miles west of its juncture with State Highway 85, 30 miles north of Williston, North Dakota. The Refuge is accessible from State Highway 50 and county and township roads that border the unit. Phone 701-965-6488 Activities HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Dakota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: North Dakota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More North Dakota Recreation Areas Lake Zahl National Wildlife Refuge Lake Zahl NWR was established in 1939 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The Refuge encompasses a total of 3,739 acres. Lake Zahl NWR lies at the juncture of the Missouri Coteau and the Missouri Slope. Water flowing from Lake Zahl enters the Little Muddy River, goes into Lake Sakakawea, and then

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Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions The Refuge is 6 miles southeast of the city of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Refuge Headquarters can be reached from I-25 at exit 345; then east on State Highway 104 for 1.5 miles, then south on State Highway 281 for about 4 miles. Phone 505-425-3581 Activities AUTO TOURING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge With the Rocky Mountains to the west, the Great Plains to the east, and the Chihuahuan Desert to the south, Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge encompasses a diversity of habitats. Located along the Central Flyway, the Refuge provides an important resting, feeding, and wintering area for migrating geese, ducks, and cranes.

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Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge is located 25 miles south of Missoula, Montana, and 2 miles north of Stevensville. From I-90, take U.S. Highway 93 south about 30 miles to Stevensville. At the Stevensville cut-off road (269), turn east. Travel 1 mile to Eastside Highway 203 and turn east. Travel э mile to Wildfowl Lane and turn north. The Refuge is 2 miles from the intersection. The Refuge headquarters is located in the town of Stevensville. From Main Street, turn west on 3rd Street. The headquarters is located in the Kohl Office Building (Suite 107). Phone 406-777-5552 Activities AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana

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Lewis and Clark National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions Lewis and Clark Refuge is administered from the Julia Butler Hansen Refuge office. To reach the office, exit Interstate 5 to Longview, Washington. Proceed west on Highway 4 to Cathlamet. Continue on Highway 4 about 1 mile past Cathlamet. Turn left on Steamboat Slough Road. Refuge headquarters is about 0.25 miles to the right. The refuge itself is accessible only by boat. Boat launch facilities are located at various points in Washington and Oregon along the lower Columbia River, including Skamokawa in Washington and John Day Point and Aldrich Point in Oregon. Some of the islands are visible from Highway 30, on the Oregon side of the Columbia River, 5 miles east of Astoria. From Interstate 5, take the Longview, Washington, exit. Proceed about 1 mile across a bridge over the Columbia River to Rainer, Oregon. Take Highway 30 west toward Astoria. Phone 360-795-3915 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HUNTING, PHOTOGRAPHY,

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Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions From the intersection of Highway 395 and Highway 20 (Main and Third) in Colville, go 6 miles east on Highway 20 to Artman-Gibson Road. Turn right on this road; and go 1.7 miles to an intersection with 4 corners. Turn left onto Kitt-Narcisse Road; and go 2.2 miles until the pavement ends, and the road forks into two gravel roads. Bear right onto Bear Creek Road; and go 3.3 miles to the refuge office, which is a log building on the right. Phone 509-684-8384 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge Located on the west slope of

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Lower Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge, Tennessee Camping & Hiking

Directions Lower Hatchie NWR is located north of Memphis between Covington and Ripley, west of Highway 51N on Highway 87W. The refuge headquarters is located approximately 18 miles down Highway 87W on the left (sign will read ‘Lower Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge’) just before the Mississippi River. Sunk Lake PUNA is located off Highway 87W; take Sunk Lake Road to the right after passing Woodard’s Grocery. The main entrance (i.e. look for the sign and gate) to the southern unit is approximately 4 miles down Sunk Lake Road on the right. Phone 731-738-2296 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Tennessee Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Tennessee Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Tennessee Recreation Areas Lower

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Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions From California: Head north on Interstate 5 to Weed, CA, then northeast 45 miles on Highway 97 to the Oregon Border. Take Stateline Road (Hwy. 161) east towards Tulelake, CA to Hill Road. Turn south on Hill Road. The visitor center is located 4 miles south on Hill Rd. From Oregon: Headquarters is located 20 miles south of Klamath Falls, Oregon via Hwy. 97 south to Stateline Rd (Hwy 161) east towards Tulelake, CA to Hill Road. Turn south on Hill Road. The visitor center is located 4 miles south on Hill Rd. Or from Hwy. 39 south from Klamath Falls to Merril Pit Rd, follow the signs from there to the visitor center located on Hill Rd. Please contact the refuge visitor center for more information at (530) 667-2231 Phone 530-667-2231 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations

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Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge can be accessed from Dixie County road 351 out of Cross City, Dixie County road 349 out of Old Town and Levy County road 347 out of Chiefland. To reach the refuge office, which is located in Levy County: from Gainesville take State Road 26 to Trenton, then Highway 129 south to Chiefland, then U.S. 19 south for 1 mile to County Road 345 south for 6 miles to County Road 347. Go west on 347 for 12 miles to the refuge sign leading to the refuge office, a good first stop for a brochure and map of the area. Phone 352-493-0238 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic

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Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina Camping & Hiking

Directions Mackay Island NWR is located near Knotts Island, NC. From Princess Anne Road in Virginia Beach, VA, travel south. Once in NC, this road is called NC Highway 615 South. The office entrance road is located on the right about 1 mile south of the state line. The refuge may also be reached by taking the free ferry from Currituck, NC. Once on Knotts Island, you can reach the office entrance road by traveling 9.2 miles on NC Highway 615 North. The ferry has a 45-minute crossing time, and leaves Currituck, NC at 6 am, 9 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 3:30 pm, and 5:30 pm, 7 days a week. Phone 252-429-3100 Activities BIKING, BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from

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Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Maine Camping & Hiking

Directions Because the refuge lands and islands are scattered along the whole Maine coast, the refuge has two offices. One is located in Milbridge, Maine, approximately 35 miles east of Ellsworth. The other office is located in Rockland, heading toward Owls Head. Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Printed materials are available at both offices 24 hours a day. The mainland divisions are located in Milbridge, Steuben, Corea and Gouldsboro. There are opportunities for bird watching, wildlife photography, and hiking on the Petit Manan Point Division, in Steuben as well as trails in Corea and Gouldsboro. To reach the Milbridge office: Follow U.S. Route 1 to the center of Milbridge. Turn onto Water Street at the Gulf station. The office is a large white building on your left. To reach the Petit Manan Point Division: Take Pigeon Hill Road off U.S. Route 1 in Steuben,

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Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located 5 miles southwest of Houma, LA. Houma is approximately 60 miles southwest of New Orleans, LA. The refuge is only accessible by boat. The headquaters is located 5 miles West of Houma, LA on LA Highway 182. Phone 985-853-1078 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Louisiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Louisiana Recreation Areas Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1996, is located in Terrebonne Parish in southeast Louisiana. The 4,212 acre refuge is composed of freshwater marsh and cypress-tupelo swamp. The refuge provides excellent habitat for waterfowl, wading birds, and neotropical songbirds. Access is by boat only and foot travel is extremely difficult due to

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Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge, Kansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Marais des Cygnes NWR is located 39 miles south of the Kansas City metropolitan area along U.S. Highway 69. At the intersection of U.S. Highway 69 and Kansas Highway 52, travel east 1 1/4 mile. The Refuge office is located on the south side of Kansas Highway 52. Phone 913-352-8956 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Kansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Kansas Recreation Areas Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge Marais des Cygnes National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located 39 miles south of the Kansas City metropolitan area. The 7,500-acre Refuge was established in 1992 to protect one of the most northwestern areas of bottomland hardwood forest in the United States as well as the largest contiguous

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Mathews Brake National Wildlife Refuge, Mississippi Camping & Hiking

Directions Traveling from Greenwood, take Highway 49 south approximately 9 miles to Sidon, MS. Turn right (west) at Sidon and travel through Sidon. After crossing the railroad tracks, take the second street to the left. Follow this paved road approximately 5 miles. After crossing the first bridge, travel approximately 100 yards and take the first paved road to the left (south). Travel approximately a half mile and take the first gravel road to the right. This road will take you to the refuge Kiosk and boat ramp. There is no staffed office on Mathews. For maps, please go to: http://mathewsbrake.fws.gov/directions.html Phone 662-235-4989 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Mississippi Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Mississippi Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Mississippi Recreation Areas Mathews Brake

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Matlacha Pass National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions Access to the waters surrounding the islands that make up Matlacha Pass NWR is by boat only. The islands are not accessible to visitors. Boaters should consult navigational charts and tide schedules before attempting to visit any waters surrounding the refuge. Numerous oyster bars and shallow back bay/estuary waters are difficult to navigate and fragile seagrass beds must not be damaged. The refuge can be located by boat via the intracoastal waterway south of Charlotte Harbor between the eastern boundary of Pine Island and western boundary of Cape Coral. For more information, contact the J.N. “Ding” Darling NWR, 1 Wildlife Drive, Sanibel, Florida 33957 or call (239) 472-1100. Phone 239-472-1100 Activities BOATING, FISHING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s)

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Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is on the Albarmarle – Pamlico peninsula in eastern North Carolina, approximately 8 miles east of Swan Quarter. From the East or West, take Hwy 264 to the intersection of Hwy 94N. The entrance to the Refuge is 1.7 mi. North on 94. Turn right off of 94 onto a gravel road. Travel 2.3 miles to the Refuge Headquarters. From the North, enter Hyde County via Hwy 45S & then East on Hwy 264 (& continue as above), or enter on Hwy 94S at Columbia, through Fairfield, turning left at the Refuge entrance (& continue as above). Phone 252-926-4021 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: North Carolina Hiking Trails Related

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Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions From Cimarron, NM (Colfax County) Drive east on NM-58 to Interstate 25. Go north on I-25 and take the Maxwell Exit (426). Drive north 0.8 miles on State Highway 445. At the intersection of State Highways 445 and 505, drive 2.5 miles west. Turn north on Lake 13 Road at the refuge entrance sign and drive 1.25 miles to the refuge Visitor Center. The distance is 30 miles and the estimated driving time is 39 minutes. (To avoid the Interstate, an alternate route from Cimarron would be to drive north on US-64 to the intersection of State Highway 505 and US-64. Turn east on to State Highway 505, and drive 10 miles. Turn north on Lake 13 Road at the refuge entrance sign and drive 1.25 miles to the refuge visitor center. The distance is 23 miles and the estimated driving time is 29 minutes). From Raton, NM (Colfax

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McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions McFaddin Refuge Headquarters: The business office for McFaddin is shared with Texas Point National Wildlife Refuge and is located on Hwy. 87, south of Sabine Pass. Both refuges are located along Highway 87 at the southeastern tip of Texas, near the Louisiana border. Refuge Complex Visitor Center: Open Wednesday through Sunday, 10am to 5pm. The public can get information and learn about the McFaddin, Anahuac and Texas Point National Wildlife Refuges at the Texas Chenier Plain Refuge™s visitor center located in Anahuac, Texas. Here, refuge staff and volunteers are available to provide maps and other information on all three refuges. The visitor center is approximately 50 miles west of Sabine Pass, between Baytown and Winnie, and is about two miles south of I-10 on FM 563. Phone 409-971-2909 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails

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McKay Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions McKay Creek National Wildlife Refuge is located off of Highway 395, five miles south of Pendleton, Oregon, and 7 miles south of I-84. Phone 509-546-8300 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas McKay Creek National Wildlife Refuge Nestled between the plains and the Blue Mountains of eastern Oregon, McKay Creek National Wildlife Refuge offers habitat for rare and endangered species and is a haven for breeding and migratory birds. The lack of other local wetland habitats elevates the importance of this refuge as a home to a variety of wildlife and plant species in an arid environment. Aquatic habitats serve as resting and feeding areas for

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McNary National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions From Portland, take Highway 84 east to Highway 730. Take Highway 12 north and make a right on Maple Street. Refuge visitor facilities are a quarter of a mile from Highway 12. Phone 509-546-8300 Activities BIKING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas McNary National Wildlife Refuge Extending along the east bank of the Columbia River from the confluence of the Snake River to the mouth of the Walla Walla River and downstream into Oregon, the McNary National Wildlife Refuge preserves a priceless diversity of fish, wildlife, and plants. McNary Refuge serves as an anchor for biodiversity and ecosystem-level conservation. Refuge bays and shorelines are

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Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Medicine Lake NWR is located north of Culbertson, Montana. From US 2, travel north on Montana Highway 16 for 25 miles to the Refuge entrance. Turn east on North Shore Road and travel 2.3 miles over a gravel road to the headquarters. Phone 406-789-2305 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Montana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Montana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Montana Recreation Areas Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1935 to provide breeding habitat for migratory birds and other wildlife. It lies within the highly productive prairie pothole region and has relief typical of the glacial drift prairie — relatively gentle rolling plains with numerous shallow wetland depressions. Medicine

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Merced National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions From Los Banos: Travel east on Pacheco Blvd to Mercey Springs Road. Turn left on Mercey Springs Road. Continue on Mercey Springs Road for approximately 3 miles to Henry Miller Road. Turn right on Henry Miller Road and continue for approximately 7 miles to Turner Island Road (4-way stop). Turn left on Turner Island Road. After approximately 5.25 miles, turn right onto Sand Slough Road. Sand Slough Road will curve to the left and become Nickel Road. After approximately1 mile, the road makes a sharp right and becomes Sandy Mush Road. Continue on Sandy Mush Road for approximately 3.5 miles to the Refuge entrance on the right (south) side of the road. From Highway 99: Take the Highway 152 west exit and travel westbound on Hwy 152 for approximately 15 miles. Take the Hwy 59 north exit toward Merced and travel north for approximately 7 miles to Sandy Mush

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Meredosia National Wildlife Refuge, Illinois Camping & Hiking

Directions From Beardstown: Follow Route 67 south from Beardstown approximately 10 miles to Highway 104. Turn west onto Highway 104. Follow approximately 5 miles. Turn north onto Putnam Street. Follow Putnam to Gaskill. Turn east and then north onto Beach Road. Follow Beach Road 1/2 mile to refuge. From Jacksonville: Follow Route 67 north approximately 25 miles to Highway 104. Turn west onto Highway 104 approximately 5 miles. Turn north onto Putnam Street. Follow Putnam to Gaskill. Turn east and then north onto Beach Road. Follow Beach Road 1/2 mile to refuge. Phone 309-535-2290 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Illinois Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Illinois Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Illinois Recreation Areas Meredosia National Wildlife Refuge Meredosia National Wildlife Refuge is

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Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions From I-95: take Exit 220 (SR 406, Garden St.) east through Titusville. Cross over the Indian River Lagoon. The Refuge entrance sign and information kiosk are located on the east side of the Indian River Lagoon. Refuge maps and brochures are available at the kiosk. Continue east for 4 miles to reach the visitor information center, located on the right side of the road. From U.S. 1: follow U.S. 1 to Titusville. At the intersection with SR 406 (Garden St.), turn east. Cross over the Indian River Lagoon and follow the above directions. Phone 321-861-5601 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Florida Recreation Areas Merritt Island National Wildlife

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Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii Camping & Hiking

Directions Because of Midway Atoll’s remote location in the middle of the North Pacific Ocean, it can only be reached by air, or by sailboats under a special use permit system. For further information please contact the refuge by telephone at 808-674-8237, or by e-mail at [email protected] Phone 808-954-4818 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Hawaii Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Hawaii Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Hawaii Recreation Areas Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge Situated midway across the world’s largest ocean, 1,200 miles northwest of Honolulu, Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge is a place of astonishing beauty. From the air, one sees the surrounding cobalt sea breaking white over the barrier reef into an aquamarine lagoon holding the atoll’s three low-lying islands. Due to our cooperator’s decision to leave Midway Atoll, the visitor

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Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri Camping & Hiking

Directions Mingo National Wildlife Refuge is located in southeast Missouri in Stoddard and Wayne Counties. Visitors can stop by the Visitor Center located 1 mile north of Puxico off Highway 51 at 24279 State Highway 51, Puxico. Phone 573-222-3589 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Missouri Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Missouri Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Missouri Recreation Areas Mingo National Wildlife Refuge The refuge contains 21,592 acres and lies in a basin formed in an ancient abandoned channel of the Mississippi River. Mingo National Wildlife Refuge also contains a 7,730-acre Wilderness Area designated as Wilderness by Congress under the 1964 Wilderness Act to ¦protect and preserve the wilderness character¦for the use and enjoyment of the

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Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions To reach the refuge office and Walcott State Park, take Route 24 northeast from Rupert, Idaho; there are some tricky turns in Rupert so watch the signs carefully. About 5.5 miles from Rupert, turn right on the Minidoka Dam road and follow it to the refuge. From Interstate 86: Take exit 21, Cold Water, and follow the gravel road on the north side of the interstate to the refuge gate; or take exit 15, Raft River, then follow the signs on the north side of the interstate to the Gifford Springs boat ramp. Another route to the refuge can be found on the south side of the reservoir from Old Highway 30. Phone 208-436-3589 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from

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Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Minnesota Camping & Hiking

Directions The Refuge Office and Visitor Center are located just off of 34th Avenue in Bloomington, Minnesota, across the street from the Minneapolis/St.Paul Airport Hilton Hotel. From I-494, visitors should take the 34th Avenue exit south to East 80th Street. Turn left on East 80th Street and proceed east for 1/4 mile to the Visitor Center entrance which is on the right. Phone 952-854-5900 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Minnesota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Minnesota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Minnesota Recreation Areas Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge is located within the urban and suburban areas of Minneapolis and St. Paul. It is a green belt of large marsh

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Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, Vermont Camping & Hiking

Directions Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge headquarters office and visitor center is located about 6 miles northwest of Swanton, off Route 78, on Tabor Rd. From I89, take Exit 21 and turn west on Route 78. Follow Route 78 west for about 1.5 miles to the intersection of Route 78 and US Route 7 at the Swanton town square. Turn right and follow Route 78 west for another 6 miles and look for the West Swanton Apple Orchard on your right. Just past the orchard, turn left on Tabor Rd. Refuge headquarters is on the left. A refuge entrance sign is located at the corner of Route 78 and Tabor Rd. and is visible from Route 78. From the West, take Exit 42 off of I87 and turn right onto US Route 11 and follow for about 6 miles. Turn right onto US Route 2/Bridge Rd. and follow for about 7

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Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge, Mississippi Camping & Hiking

Directions The Mississippi Sandhill Crane Refuge is located in Jackson County, Mississippi, three miles north of Gautier. The headquarters/visitor center is located one-half mile north of I-10, exit 61, on the Gautier-Vancleave road. Phone 228-497-6322 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Mississippi Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Mississippi Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Mississippi Recreation Areas Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge Look in any direction at Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge and you look back to an earlier time along the Gulf Coast. The landscape is flat, like a prairie. The ground, blanketed with impervious clay soil, is waterlogged and acidic. Yet here, a rich, colorful blend of rare orchids, carnivorous plants and other ground cover thrive under the scattered pines

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Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions From Las Vegas, drive north on Interstate 15 to the Moapa/Glendale exit (#90). Go straight (northwest) on Highway 168 for 7.4 miles to Warm Springs Road. Turn left (southwest) on Warm Springs Road and drive for 1.4 more miles. The refuge is on your left, when you see the chain link fence on both sides of the road. From St. George, Utah or Mesquite, Nevada, drive south on Interstate 15 to the Glendale/Moapa exit (#91). Turn left (southwest) onto E. Glendale Blvd. Merge/turn right (northwest) onto Highway 168 for 7.4 miles to Warm Springs Road. Turn left (southwest) on Warm Springs Road and drive for 1.4 more miles. The refuge is on your left. Phone 702-879-6110 Activities HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking

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Modoc National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions Modoc National Wildlife Refuge is located along the south fork of the Pit River near the town of Alturas, California in extreme northeastern California. Travelling south on highway 395 or east/west on highway 299: Travel south down main street/highway 395 until you are nearly out of town. Take a left on County Road 56. Travel approximately 1 mile before turning right onto County Road 115. After 1.5 miles turn left onto the Modoc NWR main entrance road. Travelling north on highway 395: After passing through the town of Likely, California, continue travelling north for approximately 10 miles before turning right onto County Road 115. Follow County Road 115 for approximately 4 miles and the entrance road to Modoc NWR will be on the right. Phone 530-233-3572 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California

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Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, Massachusetts Camping & Hiking

Directions Take U.S. Route 6 East to State Route 137 South, to State Route 28 East. Take Route 28 East to the rotary. Take the Main Street exit, up the hill to Shore Road. Turn right and proceed past Chatham Lighthouse. Bear left after lighthouse onto Morris Island Road. Follow Morris Island Road to signs for the refuge on the left, Wikis Way. Limited parking is available at the visitor center. Phone 508-945-0594 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Massachusetts Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Massachusetts Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Massachusetts Recreation Areas Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1944 to provide habitat for migratory birds. Sand stretches for eight miles off the elbow of

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Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge, Colorado Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions to Monte Vista Refuge: Drive south on State Hwy 15 (Gunbarrel Road) for 6 miles to the entrance of the auto tour route. The small office and visitor contact station at the Refuge is located at the start of the auto tour route. The visitor contact station is volunteer run and not open most days. For more information, please call us at 719-589-4021. Phone 719-589-4021 Activities AUTO TOURING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Colorado Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Colorado Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Colorado Recreation Areas Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge is located in the San Luis Valley, a high mountain basin located in south-central Colorado. It™s one of three national wildlife refuges in the Valley that

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Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Driving Directions The refuge entrance is located on NY 5 & US 20 between Seneca Falls and Auburn and is just minutes from Exit 41 on the New York State Thruway. From exit 41, turn right onto NY 414. At the first stop light, turn left onto NY 318 and follow for approximately 5 miles to the end of NY 318. Turn left onto NY 5 & US 20 and follow for 1.25 miles; turn left into the refuge entrance. Phone 315-568-5987 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge lies at

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Morgan Brake National Wildlife Refuge, Mississippi Camping & Hiking

Directions Take Highway 49E approximately 16 miles north of Yazoo City to Thornton, MS. Turn right (east) on Thornton Road and travel approximately 4 miles to the refuge. Phone 662-235-4989 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Mississippi Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Mississippi Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Mississippi Recreation Areas http://www.fws.gov/refuge/morgan_brake/ Welcome to Morgan Brake National Wildlife Refuge…one of seven refuges in the Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge Complex. In addition to the typical bottomland habitats of the Mississippi Delta, Morgan Brake National Wildlife Refuge includes a unique mile of north-facing loess bluffs on the east side of the refuge. This rare habitat with its unique floral assembly, has been described by natural resources experts as the standard by which all loess bluffs can

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Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions to the Headquarters: From Muleshoe, Texas: Take Highway 214 south 20 miles. Go west on Caliche Road for 2.25 miles to refuge headquarters. From Morton, Texas: Take Highway 214 north 18 miles. Go west on Caliche Road 2.25 miles. Directions To the Refuge: From Muleshoe, take Highway 214 south 20 miles. Go west on Caliche Road for 2.25 miles to refuge headquarters. From Morton, take Highway 214 north 18 miles. Go west on Caliche Road 2.25 miles. Phone 806-946-3341 Activities AUTO TOURING, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge Muleshoe NWR is the oldest national wildlife refuge in Texas. It was established by Executive Order on October 24, 1935.

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Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge, Indiana Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located in south-central Indiana on U.S. Highway 50, just three miles east of the I-65/U.S. 50 interchange at Seymour, IN. Muscatatuck is approximately an hour’s drive from Louisville, Kentucky, and Indianapolis, Indiana, and is approximately 86 miles from Cincinnati, Ohio. The main entrance on U.S. Highway 50 is marked with large brown signs. Phone 812-522-4352 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Indiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Indiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Indiana Recreation Areas Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge is located in south central Indiana. It includes 7,724 acres near Seymour and a 78-acre parcel, known as the Restle Unit, near Bloomington. Muscatatuck’s mission is

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Nantucket National Wildlife Refuge, Massachusetts Camping & Hiking

Directions For information about ferry service from Hyannis to Nantucket, call (508) 477-8600. Access to the refuge is via over-sand vehicle (permit required), bicycle, foot, or boat. For information about purchasing a permit, contact The Trustees of Reservations at (508) 228-6799. Phone 978-443-4661 Activities FISHING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Massachusetts Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Massachusetts Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Massachusetts Recreation Areas Nantucket National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1975 for its “particular value in carrying out the national migratory bird management program.” The refuge, which is cooperatively managed with The Trustees of Reservations, encompasses 24 acres at Great Point. Nantucket NWR is an un-staffed unit of the Eastern Massachusetts NWR Complex.

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Nathaniel P. Reid Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions The headquarters for the refuge is located on the mainland portion of the refuge on U.S. Federal Highway 1, two miles south of Bridge Road (State Road 708) and it is located 20 miles north of West Palm Beach in Martin County, Florida. At the headquarters you can visit an exhibit room, gift shop, environmental education classroom, and walk a short nature trail. The nonprofit Hobe Sound Nature Center, the refuge’s cooperating association, operates the exhibit room, gift shop, and classroom. With more than 121,000 visitors a year, children of all ages learn about the beauty of these unique Florida environments and participate in turtle walks, summer camps, evening forums, and scrub tours. For additional information about the Nature Center programs please call 772-546-2067. To contact the refuge manager call 772-546-6141. Phone 772-546-6141 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your

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Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, Iowa Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located 18 miles east of Des Moines, Iowa, on State Highway 163. Follow the refuge directional signs just south of Prairie City at exit 18. Travelers on Interstate I-80 should use exit number 155 at Colfax and follow directional signs approximately 7 miles south on Highway 117 to the refuge. Phone 515-994-3400 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Iowa Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Iowa Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Iowa Recreation Areas Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge, located just 25 minutes east of Des Moines, Iowa, was established in 1990. Its mission is to re-construct tallgrass prairie and restore oak savanna on 8,654 acres of the Walnut Creek watershed and to provide a major environmental education facility focusing

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Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, Wisconsin Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in central Wisconsin, Necedah National Wildlife Refuge is 180 miles southeast of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and 150 miles northwest of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The refuge lies north of Highway 21 and west of Highway 80, with all but a few acres in Juneau County. To reach the main entrance and office complex, travel 15 miles east on Highway 21 from Interstate 94 at Tomah, Wisconsin; or about three miles west on Highway 21 from Necedah, Wisconsin. Turn north onto Headquarters Road and travel about two miles to the headquarters. Phone 608-565-2551 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Wisconsin Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Wisconsin Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Wisconsin Recreation Areas Whooping cranes, wolves, Karner blue butterflies, and white-tailed deer call Necedah National

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Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located on Highway 101 near Pacific City, Oregon. Phone 541-867-4550 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas Nestucca Bay Refuge was established in 1991 with the acquisition of short grass pastures to provide wintering habitat for dusky and Aleutian Canada geese. The Nestucca Bay area supports approximately 10 percent of the world population of dusky Canada geese, and 100 percent of a very unique subpopulation of Aleutian Canada geese. It is also an important rest stop for migrating shorebirds and other waterfowl and is used by peregrine falcons and the bald eagle–listed as threatened. The Nestucca Bay and River system supports large runs of native fish species including cutthroat trout, steelhead, and Chinook and Coho salmon.

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Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge, Rhode Island Camping & Hiking

Directions The Ninigret Refuge can be accessed directly from state Highway 1 which follows the Southern Coast of Rhode Island. Our Western entrance is located on highway 1. Our Eastern entrance is accessed from Ninigret Town Park, by exiting route 1 onto Old Post Road, turning right into the Town park entrance, and following the road to its end. Ample parking is available. Our newly built Kettle Pond Visitor Center is directly off of highway, on 50 Bend Road, about 1/2 mile south of the Western entrance. Phone 401-364 9124 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Related Link(s) More Rhode Island Recreation Areas Named after one of the original chiefs of the Narragansett Indians, the Ninigret National Wildlife Refuge is located on the Southern Coast of Rhode Island in the Town of Charlestown, Washington County. Perched on the shoreline of the largest saltpond in the State, the Ninigret National

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North Platte National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Camping & Hiking

Directions Lake Minatare and Winters Creek: From US Highway 26, travel north on Sugar Factory Road approximately 5 miles to Lake Minatare Road. Turn east and travel approximately 6 miles to Stonegate Road. Turn north on Stonegate, The entrance to Lake Minatare is approximately 2 miles; the Winters Creek entrance is just beyond on the opposite side of the road. Lake Alice: From US Highway 26, travel north on Sugar Factory Road to County Road C (approximately 7 miles). Turn east on County Road C approximately 2 miles to the Lake Alice entrance. Stateline Island: From U.S. Highway 26 at Henry, Nebraska, travel south on Holloway Road approximately 1 mile to the entrance and parking area. Phone 308-635-7851 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nebraska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic

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Nowitna National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Camping & Hiking

Directions The Nowitna Refuge lies in the vast roadless region of northern and western Alaska. Commuter aircraft provide regularly scheduled air transportation from Fairbanks and Anchorage to Galena, where the Refuge headquarters is located. The two villages nearest the Refuge, Ruby and Tanana, have less frequent air service, but there are local guides available. Visitors may charter small aircraft for transport to the Refuge from Galena or McGrath. Most visitors travel to the Nowitna Refuge by boat, coming 240 miles down the Yukon River from the Dalton Highway Bridge or 280 miles down the Tanana River from Nenana. Local residents travel extensively on the Yukon River by boat in summer and snow machine in the winter. Whatever your reason for visiting Nowitna, be sure to come well equipped with headnets and bug dope during summer months (May through September), when mosquitos and other biting insects are by far the most

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Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in Woodbridge, Virginia, 20 miles south of Washington D.C. From the north: take I-95 south to exit 161 (Woodbridge), follow Rt 1 south, cross the Occoquan River, turn left at light onto Dawson Beach Rd. Follow road to end. From the south: take I-95 north to exit 156 (Rippon Blvd). Continue to Rt. 1 and turn left. Go north on Rt 1 several miles and turn right onto Dawson Beach Rd. Follow road to the end. Phone 703-490-4979 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Virginia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Virginia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Virginia Recreation Areas Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge Occoquan Bay NWR was established in 1998 and is situated at the confluence of the Potomac and Occoquan Rivers.

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Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge, West Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions to Visitor Center · From I-77 take WV exit #185; follow WV-14 (Highland Ave.) 1.3 miles; turn right onto Waverly Road (E. 4th St.); continue 2 miles to site. · From Marietta, OH cross Williamstown Bridge, take first left after DaVinci’s Restaurant onto Waverly Road (E. 4th St.); continue 2 miles to site. · From Vienna, WV take WV-14 N to Williamstown, turn right onto Highland Ave; take first left onto Waverly Road (E. 4th St.): continue 2 miles to site.. Visitor Center Hours: 8:00 – 4:30 Mon – Fri (Dec – Mar) 8:00 – 4:30 Mon – Sat (April – Nov) Directions to Islands Most of the refuge’s property is accessible only by boat. Public boat ramps are at various locations along the Ohio River providing a launching point to the islands. Mainland properties as well as Middle and Wheeling islands have road access. Visit our Refuge

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Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia Camping & Hiking

Directions Okefenokee NWR has 3 primary and 2 secondary entrances. The main entrance is located 11 miles southwest of Folkston, GA off Highway 121/23, 912-496-7836. The west entrance is located 17 miles east of Fargo, GA off Highway Spur 177, 912-637-5274. The north entrance is located 8 miles south of Waycross, Ga off Highway 1, 912-283-0583. Secondary entrances are located at Kingfisher Landing, off Highway 1 north of Folkston, and the Suwannee River Sill, accessed from Highway Spur 177 east of Fargo. Phone 912-496-7836 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Georgia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Georgia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Georgia Recreation Areas Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge Okefenokee NWR, located about

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Optima National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions Follow Highway 3 two miles morth of Hardesty, Oklahoma. Phone 580-664-2205 Activities HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Located in the middle of the Oklahoma panhandle, the 4,333-acre Optima National Wildlfie Refuge is made up of grasslands and wooded bottomland on the Coldwater Creek arm of the Optima Reservoir.

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Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions Coquille Point, a mainland unit of Oregon Islands Refuge, is located just west of downtown Bandon. This area provides a fully accessible and panel-interpreted quarter-mile trail with fabulous coastal views. To get to Coquille Point turn west off of Highway 101 onto 11th Street and drive to the ocean. Phone 541-867-4550 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas Oregon Islands Refuge includes over 1,400 coastal islands, rocks, and reefs scattered along the 320 miles of the Oregon coast, from Tillamook Head south to the California border. Most of this refuge is included in Oregon Islands Wilderness Area. The majority of Oregon’s estimated 1.2 million seabirds, including 13 different species, annually breed on this refuge. Refuge

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Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, Ohio Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge entrance is located 15 miles east of Toledo/Oregon and 16 miles west of Port Clinton on State Route 2. From I80/90 westbound, take exit 91; follow State Route 19 north to State Route 2; follow State Route 2 west 3 miles to the entrance road on the right. From I80/90 eastbound, take exit 81; follow State Route 105 east to State Route 590; follow State Route 590 north to State Route 2; follow State Route 2 east 2 miles to the entrance road on the left. The half-mile entrance road is located on the north side of State Route 2. Phone 419-898-0014 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Ohio Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Ohio Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Ohio Recreation Areas The

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Ouray National Wildlife Refuge, Utah Camping & Hiking

Directions To reach Ouray NWR, take U.S. Highway 40, 14 miles west of the city of Vernal, Utah. Turn south on State Highway 88 and travel 14 miles to the Refuge entrance. The Refuge office is located 1 mile down the entrance road. Phone 435-545-2522 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Utah Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Utah Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Utah Recreation Areas Ouray National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in the desert of northeastern Utah; it receives less than 7 inches of precipitation annually. The Green River brings water down from the mountains of Wyoming and through the Refuge, attracting thousands of waterfowl and other birds to this otherwise dry landscape. Refuge lands total 11,987 acres, including 3,800 acres

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Overflow National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Overflow Refuge headquarters is located off of Arkansas Highway 8 approximately 15 miles east of Hamburg and 5 miles west of Parkdale . Phone 870-473-2869 Or 870-364-3167 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Located in southeast Arkansas in Ashley County, Overflow National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1980 to protect one of the remaining bottomland hardwood forests considered vital for maintaining mallard, wood duck, and other waterfowl populations in the Mississippi Flyway. This 13,000 acre plus wetland complex consists of seasonally flooded bottomland hardwood forests, impoundments, and croplands. During the winter, a 4,000 acre greentree reservoir is created when the bottomland hardwood forests are allowed to flood. This seasonally flooded area provides a haven

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Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge, Massachusetts Camping & Hiking

Directions From Massachusetts Route 2, take Exit 38 (Route 110/111) south toward Harvard; bear right to stay on Route 110 at Harvard Center; and, turn right onto Still River Depot Road at the Still River Post Office. The refuge parking area is at the end of Still River Depot Road, past the railroad tracks. Phone 978-443-4661 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Massachusetts Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Massachusetts Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Massachusetts Recreation Areas Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in north-central Massachusetts, approximately 35 miles northwest of Boston, MA. The refuge lies within the towns of Ayer and Shirley in Middlesex County and the towns of Harvard and Lancaster in Worcester County. The refuge consists of approximately 1,667acres of upland, southern New

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Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Access to the refuge is limited to private boats and rentals. Residents outside of Oyster Bay may enter the refuge by boat from Long Island Sound. Visitors in vehicles may travel local roads adjacent to the refuge. The refuge does not provide parking. Mill Pond, part of the Refuge, is located off West Main Street. Onsite parking is not available. Phone 631-286-0485 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas The Oyster Bay NWR on the north shore of Long Island consists of high quality marine habitats that support a variety of aquatic-dependent wildlife. The refuge’s waters and marshes surround Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, home of Theodore Roosevelt – father of

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Ozark Cavefish National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri Camping & Hiking

Directions null Phone 573-222-3589 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Missouri Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Missouri Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Missouri Recreation Areas Ozark Cavefish National Wildlife Refuge, located twenty miles west of Springfield in Lawrence County, MO, was acquired in 1991 to protect a Federally endangered species, the Ozark cavefish. Turnback Creek Cave Spring is located on this property and is the outlet of an underground stream known to contain a population of the endangered Ozark cavefish. The forty-acre refuge is managed by staff at Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, in Puxico, MO.

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Ozark Plateau National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions null Phone 918-773-5251 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Originally known as the Oklahoma Bat Caves National Wildlife Refuge, Ozark Plateau NWR was established for the protection of endangered bats and their habitat. The refuge is made up of several parcels of land located in northeastern Oklahoma. These parcels contain numerous caves considered crucial for the bats’ survival. To protect the fragile habitats provided by the caves and the forests surrounding them, this refuge is currently closed to the general public.

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Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions North on U.S. Highway 93 from Interstate 15 – 70 miles. Follow signs to refuge headquarters. Phone 775-725-3417 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas The Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, approximately 90 miles north of Las Vegas in Lincoln County, Nevada, is located in the Pacific Flyway, and encompasses 5,380 acres. The name, Pahranagat, comes from the Pauite Indian word meaning valley of shining waters. Established to provide habitat for migratory birds, especially waterfowl, the refuge is a unit of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex. More than 230 different species of birds use refuge habitats. The abundance and diversity of birds is highest during spring and fall migrations when

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Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Mississippi Camping & Hiking

Directions Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is located ten miles southwest of Yazoo City, Mississippi. From Yazoo City, take MS Highway 149W across the Yazoo River bridge, then take the first paved road to the left (River Road). Travel approximately 7 miles to a gravel road where the refuge Headquarters sign is located. Turn right on the gravel road and travel a half mile to the refuge office. Phone 662-746-5060 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Mississippi Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Mississippi Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Mississippi Recreation Areas Welcome to Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge … one of seven refuges in the Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Established in 1978, Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge encompasses 38,697 acres. Included in those acres is one of the

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Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Massachusetts Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located approximately 35 miles north of Boston. From Interstate 95 take exit 57 and travel east on Route 113, then continue straight onto Route 1A South to the intersection with Rolfe’s Lane for a total of 3.5 miles. Turn left onto Rolfe’s Lane and travel 0.5 miles to its end. Turn right onto the Plum Island Turnpike and travel 2.0 miles crossing the Sgt. Donald Wilkinson Bridge to Plum Island. Take your first right onto Sunset Drive and travel 0.5 miles to the refuge entrance. The refuge headquarters is located at the northern end of Plum Island near the Newburyport Harbor Lighthouse. Once on the island continue straight for 0.25 miles. The road will then curve sharply to your left. Continue for 1.5 miles to the refuge headquarters on your left. Phone 978-465-5753 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your

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Pathfinder National Wildlife Refuge, Wyoming Camping & Hiking

Directions To reach the Sweetwater Arm of Pathfinder NWR, travel southwest from Alcova, Wyoming, 20 miles along state Highway 220. Phone 970-723-8202 Activities FISHING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Wyoming Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Wyoming Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Wyoming Recreation Areas Pathfinder National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is in an isolated area 50 miles southwest of Casper and 20 miles from the small community of Alcova, Wyoming. The Refuge consists of four small units totaling 16,807 acres. These units are Sweetwater Arm, Goose Bay, DeWeese Creek, and Sage Creek. The Refuge is an important waterfowl migration stopover on the western edge of the Central Flyway. Opportunities for hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, and photography are available on the Refuge. Pathfinder NWR is administered out of Arapaho NWR. For information, contact the

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Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge and Wildlife Management Area, Indiana Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in the counties of Pike and Gibson, the refuge is 30 miles north of Evansville by way of State Road 57. It is adjacent to the small towns of Oakland City along State Road 64 and Winslow on State Road 61. The refuge headquarters is located on the west side of Oakland City on the south side of State Road 64. Phone 812-749-3199 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Indiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Indiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Indiana Recreation Areas Overview “Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge and Management Area is located in southwestern Indiana within the historically important north-south flyway of the Wabash River Basin. This river bottoms refuge is strategically located to provide important resting, feeding, and nesting habitat for migratory

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Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina Camping & Hiking

Directions Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge is located on the Outer Banks in Dare County, 14 miles south of Nags Head, NC. To reach the Refuge, take NC Highway 12 south from Nags Head and cross Oregon Inlet. Refuge signs direct visitors to the Pea Island Visitor Center, New Inlet Sound Access and beach access parking areas. Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge is serviced by the Norfolk International Airport (2-hour drive north) and Raleigh-Durham International Airport (4-hour drive west). For complete directions from all points, please visit http://peaisland.fws.gov/pidirections.html. Phone 252-473-1131 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: North Carolina Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More North Carolina Recreation Areas Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1937 “as

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Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge, Hawaii Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge office is located on Oahu’s north shore in Haleiwa at 66-590 Kamehameha Highway. Public entry into the refuge is prohibited unless authorized by the refuge manager. Phone 808-637-6330 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Hawaii Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Hawaii Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Hawaii Recreation Areas Pearl Harbor National Wildlife Refuge The West Loch and Middle Loch of Pearl Harbor are sites of small urban refuge units. This wetland refuge is primarily devoted to the recovery of Hawaii’s four endemic waterbirds (Hawaiian stilt, Hawaiian moorhen, Hawaiian coot, and Hawaiian duck). All four birds are listed as endangered species due to their precipitous decline in the 20th century. The 36-acre refuge unit at West Loch, known as Honouliuli (meaning “dark bay”) will host a visitor viewing platform to enable

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Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina Camping & Hiking

No Pee Dee images currently available. Directions From Charlotte, NC: Take Hwy. 74 East to Wadesboro. Turn left on Hwy. 52 North and continue 6 miles. Refuge office is on the right. From Wadesboro, NC: Take Hwy 52 North for 6 miles. Turn right into the refuge office facility. Phone 704-694-4424 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations There is no camping in Pee Dee. Look for nearby camping areas in North Carolina: North Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: North Carolina Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More North Carolina Recreation Areas Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge Situated along the Pee Dee River, Pee Dee NWR contains 8,443 acres in Anson and Richmond Counties, NC. The refuge was established to provide wintering habitat for migratory waterfowl. Cooperative farming in field impoundments, water

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Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions From I-95, take Exit 156 towards Sebastian via CR 512 to US 1. There are opportunities to view the historic island’s bird life on guided boat tours through local tour operators or kayak. There are 2 local tour operators off US 1, and one located in Sebastian Inlet State Park off of A1A. Contact the Indian River Chamber of Commerce for more information by calling 772/567-3491 or visit http://vero-beach.fl.us/chamber/visitor.html and look at their recreation pages under “Fishing and Watersports.” Phone 772-581-5557 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Florida Recreation Areas Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge Pelican Island holds a unique place in American history, because on March 14, 1903, President Theodore

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Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia Camping & Hiking

Directions From I-75, 30 miles north of Macon, take exit 186 Juliette Road. Drive 18 miles east from the interstate to the refuge. Or from Hwy 11 between Gray and Monticello, take Juliette Road west 3 miles to the refuge office and visitor center. Phone 478-986-5441 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Georgia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Georgia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Georgia Recreation Areas Piedmont NWR is primarily an upland forest dominated by loblolly pine on the ridges with hardwoods found along the creek bottoms and in scattered upland coves. Clear streams and beaver ponds provide ideal wetland habitat for waterfowl and other wetland dependent species. Today the forest and native wildlife populations have been restored from what was

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Pierce National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions Travel west from Vancouver, Washington on State Highway 14 to milepost 36, first driveway on the right. The office and residence are combined, with the office entrance on the south side of the building on the first floor. Phone 360-835-8767 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas Pierce Refuge is located in southwest Washington within the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. It encompasses wetlands and uplands along the north shore of the Columbia River west of the town of North Bonneville. Refuge habitats include wetlands, Columbia River riparian corridor blocks, transitional woodlands from willows to cottonwood/ash to white oak to Douglas fir, improved pastures with some native grasses, and numerous creeks, seeps, and springs. Hardy Creek, which bisects

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Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located in Beaufort County, South Carolina and is 1/2 miles west of Hilton Head Island off of U.S. Highway 278. The island is bounded by Skull Creek (the Intracoastal Waterway) on the east, Mackay Creek on the west, and its northern tip faces Port Royal Sound. From I-95, take SC Exit 8 east towards Hilton Head Island approximately 16 miles to the entrance gate on the left. Phone 912-832-4608 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Georgia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Georgia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Georgia Recreation Areas Pinckney Island NWR, established December 4, 1975, was once included in the plantation of Major General Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, a prominent lawyer active in South Carolina politics from 1801 to 1815. Few traces

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Pine Island National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Phone 239-472-1100 Activities BOATING, FISHING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Florida Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Florida Recreation Areas The Pine Island NWR is located on the southwest coast of Florida, north of Sanibel Island in the Pine Island Sound. It is administered as part of the J.N. “Ding” Darling NWR. The refuge was established by President Theodore Roosevelt through Executive Order 939 in 1908 to protect the thousands of herons, egrets, and pelicans that were being hunted to support the plume trade in the early 1900’s. The refuge has also been designated as a Florida State Aquatic Preserve. The 500-acre refuge has been expanded to over 17 islands and consists of densely forested red and black mangroves with little uplands habitat. Indian shell mounds located on

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Plum Tree Island National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions The island is closed to the public and has no motor vehicle access. Phone 804-829-9020 Activities HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Virginia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Virginia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Virginia Recreation Areas Plum Tree Island National Wildlife Refuge is one of four refuges that comprise the Eastern Virginia Rivers National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The Refuge is situated on the southwestern corner of the Chesapeake Bay in the City of Poquoson and is strategically located almost midpoint on the Atlantic Flyway. It consists of 3,501 acres of saltmarsh, shrub-scrub and wooded habitats that provide a haven for waterfowl, marsh-birds, and shorebirds. Previously owned by the US Department of Defense, the area was used as a bombing range. Much of the area remains dotted with unexploded ordnance. Due of

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Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina Camping & Hiking

Directions The Refuge is located 6 miles south of Columbia, NC off Hwy 94 on the east and 18 miles south of Plymouth, NC off Hwy 45 on the west. There are several access points to the refuge. The Pungo Unit can be accessed by taking Hwy 45 South to Pantego, NC. Other parts of the Refuge can be accessed by taking Hwy 64 to Roper and turning onto Newland Road and then taking Shore Drive. The Walter B. Jones, Sr. Center for the Sounds, refuge visitor center and headquarters complex, is located on Hwy 64 in Columbia, NC next to the Tyrrell County Visitor’s Center. Phone 252-796-3004 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: North Carolina Hiking Trails

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Pond Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions Pond Creek Refuge is south of De Queen, and north of Ashdown, Arkansas off of state highway 71. Watch for signs directing visitors to the refuge. Phone 870-289-2126 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Geographically positioned in a area where the Central and Mississippi flyways overlap, Pond Creek Refuge provides outstanding habitat for waterfowl. The forested wetlands of the refuge are used by migrating and wintering waterfowl during the fall, winter and spring. Mallards, gadwall, American wigeon and wood ducks are among the over 15 species of waterfowl that traditionally use the seasonally flooded wetland habitats of the refuge. Other species seen less often include northern shoveler; blue and green-winged teal. The

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Pond Island National Wildlife Refuge, Maine Camping & Hiking

Directions Pond Island is located in the mouth of the Kennebec River 16 miles northeast of Portland and adjacent to Popham Beach. The island can be accessed by personal boat only. Pond island is open during daylight hours from September 1 to March 31 and closed to public access during the seabird nesting season from April 1 to August 31. For more information, contact Refuge Manager at (207) 236-6970. Phone 1 207 236 6970 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Maine Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Maine Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Maine Recreation Areas Pond Island NWR is managed by Petit Manan NWR complex. Pond Island NWR is a 10-acre island located in the mouth of the Kennebec River adjacent to Popham Beach. The U.S. Coast Guard transferred the island to the Fish

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Presquile National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions From Richmond, take Interstate 295 south to Route 10. Take Route 10 south/east toward Hopewell. Take a left on Route 827. Stay on 827, toward Bermuda Hundred, until you see the Refuge entrance. The gate will be locked unless prior arrangements have been made with the Refuge Complex headquarters. Phone 804-829-9020 Activities HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Virginia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Virginia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Virginia Recreation Areas Presquile National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is one of four refuges that comprise the Eastern Virginia Rivers National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The Refuge is a 1329-acre island in the James River, located approximately 20 miles south of Richmond, Virginia. Established to protect habitat for wintering waterfowl and other migratory birds, Presquile is an important component in the network

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Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Delaware Camping & Hiking

Directions Traveling north, take State Route 113 south from Dover. At Milford take Route 1 south. Approximately 15 miles south of Milford the first traffic light is the intersection of Route 1 and 16. Turn left on Route 16 and follow for 1.1 miles toward Broadkill Beach. Turn left onto Turkle Pond Road and follow 1.6 miles to office/visitor contact station. From the south, travel north on US 13/113 into Delaware to State Route 16 (10 milesnorth of Georgetown). Turn right on State Route 16 and travel to the intersection of Route 1/16. Follow Route 16, 1.1 miles and turn left onto Turkle Pond Road. Follow Turkle Pond Road to office/visitor contact station. Phone 302-684-8419 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Delaware Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from

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Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions Protection Island Refuge is located at the mouth of Discovery Bay in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The island is closed to the public to protect nesting seabirds and harbor seals. Private boat tours around the island are available from nearby marinas. Phone 360-457-8451 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas Protection Island Refuge is located near the mouth of Discovery Bay in the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Jefferson County, Washington. Approximately 70 percent of the nesting seabird population of Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca nest on the island, which includes one of the largest nesting colonies of rhinoceros auklets in the world and the largest nesting colony of glaucous-winged gulls in

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Quillayute Needles National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located over 100 miles of Washington’s coast from Flattery Rocks south to Copalis Beach. These islands are closed to the public in order to protect seabird nesting sites. Islands can be viewed from coastal highway or ocean beaches. Phone 360-457-8451 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas Quillayute Needles Refuge consists of a portion of 870 islands, rocks, and reefs extending for more than 100 miles along Washington’s coast from Cape Flattery to Copalis Beach. These islands are protected from human disturbance, yet are close to abundant ocean food sources. They are a vital sanctuary where 14 species of seabirds nest and raise their young. During migration the total populations of seabirds, waterfowl, and shorebirds may

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Quivira National Wildlife Refuge, Kansas Camping & Hiking

Directions To reach Quivira NWR from Wichita, Kansas, and points east, take K96 west to Hutchinson. Take Highway 50 west approximately 14 miles to Highway 14 north. Go 5 miles north to 4th street, turn left and go 17 miles west to the Refuge headquarters. From Great Bend and points north, take Highway 281 south to 70th Street, and then head east 13 miles to the Refuge headquarters. From Pratt and points south take Highway 281 north past St. John to 70th Street. Take 70th Street east 13 miles to the Refuge headquarters. From Macksville and points west, take Highway 50 east to Stafford. Drive north through Stafford and continue 6 miles north to the four-way stop sign. Turn east 6 miles to the Refuge headquarters. Phone 620-486-2393 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Kansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking

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Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Maine Camping & Hiking

Directions FROM MAINE TURNPIKE EXIT #2 (WELLS EXIT): At Exit #19, travel east on Route #109 / #9 to Wells. Turn left (north) onto Route #1. Proceed approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) and turn right (east) onto Route #9. Travel 0.7 miles (1.1 km); the Refuge will be on your right. Look for the large wooden sign at our entrance. FROM ROUTE #1 NORTH: From points north of Wells on Route #1: Proceed south on Route #1 through Kennebunk. Approximately 3.0 miles (4.8 km) south of Kennebunk, turn left (east) onto Route #9. Proceed as above. FROM ROUTE #1 SOUTH: From points south of Wells on Route #1: Proceed north on Route #1 through Wells. Turn right (east) onto Route #9 (approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north of Wells Center). Proceed as above. FROM KENNEBUNKPORT: Travel west on Route #9. Approximately 5 miles (8.1 km) from Kennebunkport Center, look for

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Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Virginia Camping & Hiking

Directions From Tappahannock, Virginia, take US-360 E (across the Rappahannock River, toward Warsaw). Follow US-360 E for 4.1 miles, then turn LEFT onto Rt. 624/Newland Rd. Follow Newland Rd. for 4.2 miles, then turn LEFT onto Strangeway/Rt 636. Follow Strangeway for 1/4 mile, then turn RIGHT onto Sandy Lane/Rt 640. Follow Sandy Lane for 1.1 miles, then turn LEFT into Rappahannock River Valley NWR. Phone (804) 333-1470 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Virginia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Virginia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Virginia Recreation Areas Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is the newest of four refuges that comprise the Eastern Virginia Rivers National Wildlife Refuge Complex. Established in 1996, the goal of the Refuge is to protect 20,000 acres of wetlands and associated uplands along the River and its

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Red River National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions null Phone 318-726-4222 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Louisiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Louisiana Recreation Areas The Red River National Wildlife Refuge Act was signed into law on October 13, 2001. According to legislation, the refuge shall consist of approximately 50,000 acres of Federal lands and water along that section of the Red River between Colfax, Louisiana and Arkansas state line, a distance of approximately 120 miles. Currently the Service has acquired approximatley 6,000 acres of the proposed 50,000 acres. The four focus areas to purchase land for the refuge are: Lower Cane River (Natchitoches Parish) Spanish Lake Lowlands (Natchitoches Parish) Bayou Pierre Floodplain (Desoto and Red River Parishes) Wardview (Caddo and Bossier Parishes)

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Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions To reach the Carty and River “S” Units of the refuge, take the Ridgefield exit from Interstate 5 approximately 20 miles north of Vancouver, Washington. Drive 3 miles west to Ridgefield, where you will see signs directing you to these units. To reach the Ridgeport Dairy Unit, take the Fourth Plain Boulevard exit from I-5 at the south side of Vancouver. Travel west then north, turning west at Vancouver Lake Park. The road then becomes Lower River Road; follow it to a turnaround at the north end of the road. Phone 360-887-4106 Activities AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge is located

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Rock Lake National Wildlife Refuge, North Dakota Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in the heart of the Prairie Pothole Region of the United States, in northeastern North Dakota Phone 701-662-8611 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Dakota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: North Dakota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More North Dakota Recreation Areas Rock Lake National Wildlife Refuge administered by Devils Lake Wetland Management District

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Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, Colorado Camping & Hiking

Directions Rocky Mountain Arsenal NWR is 10 minutes from downtown Denver and 30 minutes from the Rocky Mountain foothills. It is located in Commerce City, Colorado, a Denver suburb located in Adams County. To get to Rocky Mountain Arsenal NWR from downtown Denver, take I-25 north to I-70 east. Exit at Havana Street and head north. Enter through the South Gate located at 56th Avenue and Havana Street. From Denver International Airport, take Pena Boulevard south to 56th Avenue heading west. Turn north on Havana Street and enter through the South Gate. Phone 303-289-0232 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Colorado Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Colorado Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Colorado Recreation Areas Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge

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Sabine National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions Sabine NWR is located about 22 miles south of Sulphur, Louisiana. Take Exit 20 off of Interstate 10 in Sulphur. Turn south on Highway 27 and proceed south through Hackberry. The Refuge Headquarters/Visitor Center is located approximately 8 miles south of Hackberry on the East side of Highway 27. Phone 337-762-3816 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Louisiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Louisiana Recreation Areas Sabine NWR,about 8 miles south of Hackberry, on State Highway 27, was established in 1937 to provide habitat for migratory waterfowl and other birds. The refuge consists of a basin of wetlands located between the Gulf’s beach cheniers (oak ridges)and the coastal prairie, which is one of the most productive

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Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge, Rhode Island Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located in Middletown, Rhode Island. Take route 1 South to route 138 East, over the Newport Bridge. Take the Newport exit and pass through downtown Newport on route 138A. Once through the downtown, you will pass First (or Newport) beach. Just past First beach, take a right onto Purgatory Road. Take a right onto Sachuest Point Drive and follow to the end, which will bring you directly into the Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge parking lot. Phone 401-847-5511 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Related Link(s) More Rhode Island Recreation Areas Occupying a peninsula between the Sakonnet River and Rhode Island sound, the 242 acre Sachuest Point National Wildlife refuge is a very popular site for the over 65,000 annual visitors each year. The refuge sports a newly renovated visitor center, over 2.5 miles of nature trails, viewing platforms, and a number of

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Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions From Interstate 5 at Williams, continue north on the Interstate for approximately 20 miles; exit at Road 68. At the Road 68 and Highway 99W interchange, turn north and travel approximately 1.6 miles to the Refuge entrance. For southbound travelers, exit Interstate 5 at County Road 57. Turn east over the overpass to Highway 99W. Drive approximately 4.5 miles south to the Refuge entrance. Phone 530-934-2801 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas The Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge is the headquarters for the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Complex and is one of six refuges located in the Sacramento Valley of north-central California. The refuge is approximately 90 miles

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Sacramento River National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions From Highway 99E in Gridley, travel north approximately 9 miles. Turn west on Highway 162, and travel approximately 12 miles to Road Z. Turn north and travel approximately 11 miles to the Sacramento River Refuge entrance. From Chico, take Dayton Road south approximately 5 miles, turn west onto Ord Ferry Road. Continue west approximately 3 miles; turn south onto Seven-mile Lane. Travel 2 miles to the Unit entrance. Phone 530-934-2801 Activities HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Sacramento River Refuge is located along the Sacramento River in the Sacramento Valley of California. Landscape is very flat, bordered by the Sierra and Coast ranges, with intensive agriculture (rice, with walnut, almond, and prune orchards along the

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Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions From Monterey, California, go north on U.S. Highway 1 approximately 11 miles, to the Del Monte exit. Go left on Del Monte which becomes a dirt road. The dirt road ends in the refuge parking lot. From Castroville, California: go south on U.S. Highway 1 approximately 3 miles to the Del Monte exit. Go right on Del Monte which becomes a dirt road. The dirt road ends in the refuge parking lot. Phone 510-792-0222 Activities HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Salinas River Refuge is located approximately 11 miles north of Monterey at the point where Salinas River empties into Monterey Bay. The refuge encompasses several habitat types including sand dunes, pickleweed salt marsh, river lagoon,

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Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions To the Headquarters Office: From junction of State Highways 11 and 38 travel south 2 miles on Highway 38 and then 1 mile west to the office. Phone 580-626-4794 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas The Salt Plains NWR was established in 1930 as a refuge and breeding ground for birds and has been designated an Important Bird Area and a member of the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network. It provides habitat for approximately 300 species of birds and 30 species of mammals. The 32,030 acre refuge is divided into almost equal parts of nonvegetated salt flat, open water, and vegetated land (marsh, woods, grasslands,

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Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, Mississippi Camping & Hiking

Directions From Highway 25 going south from Starkville toward Louisville, look for the green highway sign indicating Noxubee Refuge just after crossing into Winston County. Turn left onto Loakfoma Road at the sign. Follow the road until it ends at a T. Turn left and proceed approximately 9 miles. From Highway 25 going north from Louisville toward Starkville, look for the green highway sign indicating Noxubee Refuge. Pass the first sign. Continue to the next sign – approximately 7 miles – and turn right onto Loakfoma Road. Follow the road until it ends at a T. Turn left and proceed approximately 9 miles. From Highway 45 at Brooksville, look for Noxubee Refuge exit signs. Go through the town of Brooksville and follow the road until it turns to dirt (about 10 miles). Continue straight, go to second 4-way intersection and make a right. Follow sign to refuge. From Starkville (Highway

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San Andres National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions There is no public access on the Refuge due to its location within the secure, military weapons testing facility of White Sands Missile Range. Phone 575-382-5047 Activities HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas The San Andres National Wildlife Refuge is located in the southern San Andres Mountains of southcentral New Mexico. The mountain range, which lies within the northernmost extension of the Chihuahuan Desert, rises to an elevation of 8,229 feet at San Andres peak. Refuge habitats vary from creosote and Chihuahuan desert grasslands in the bajadas to pinyon-juniper woodlands on the mountaintops. Numerous springs, seeps and seasonal streams provide lush riparian habitats throughout the Refuge.

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San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions Refuge Field Office: From Houston, take 288 south to Lake Jackson, take FM 2004 southwest for seven miles. FM 2004 turns into FM 2611 at Jones Creek. Take FM 2611 south four miles to FM 2918. Go one mile south on FM 2918 to CR 306, then west on CR 306 one and a quarter mile to the refuge field office San Bernard Refuge entrance: The refuge entrance is located 2.15 miles southwest of the intersection of FM 2918 and CR 306 on CR 306, or 0.85 miles past the refuge field office. Texas Mid-coast Complex Office: From Houston, take 288 south to Lake Jackson, take FM 2004 southwest for seven miles. FM 2004 turns into FM 2611 at Jones Creek. Take FM 2611 south 7.6 miles to CR 316. The office entrance is located off of CR 316 just west of the intersection. Phone 979-849-7771 Activities AUTO TOURING,

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San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona Camping & Hiking

Directions From Douglas, Arizona, take Highway 191 north to mile marker 11. About 1/4 mile past milepost take paved road to the east for 1 mile to refuge office complex. Phone 520-364-2104 Activities HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arizona Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arizona Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arizona Recreation Areas The San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge is located on the U.S.-Mexican border in Cochise County, Arizona. Situated at 3,720 to 3,920 feet elevation in the bottom of a wide valley, the refuge encompasses a portion of the headquarters of the Yaqui River, which drains primarily western Chihuahua and eastern Sonora, Mexico. The 2,309-acre ranch was acquired by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in 1982 to protect the water resources and provide habitat for endangered native fishes. This

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San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions From Interstate 5, take the E Street exit. The nature center parking lot is located at the western terminus of E Street. A shuttle bus takes visitors to the nature center. Phone 619-476-9150 ext. 106 Activities HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas The Living Coast Discovery Center San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge San Diego Bay National Wildlife Refuge is an urban refuge located on San Diego Bay in southern California. The refuge, comprising 316 acres of salt marsh and coastal uplands surrounded by urban development, is a critically important area for wildlife because over 90 percent of the historic wetlands of San Diego Bay have been filled in, drained, or diked. This refuge is free to

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San Juan Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions San Juan Islands Refuge is located on Northern Puget Sound. Best access to the islands is by boat from Anacortes or Friday Harbor. Several of the refuge islands can be viewed from Washington State Ferries that traverse the area. Write for map and regulations. Phone 360-457-8451 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas San Juan Islands Refuge consists of 83 rocks, reefs, grassy islands, and forested islands scattered throughout the San Juan Islands of northern Puget Sound. These islands, totaling almost 450 acres, were set aside to protect colonies of nesting seabirds, including pigeon guillemots, double-crested cormorants, and pelagic cormorants. They also attract a variety of other wildlife, including bald eagles and harbor seals. In order

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San Luis National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions San Luis Refuge is approximately 10 miles north of Los Banos, California. From Highway 152 in Los Banos, take Highway 165 (Mercey Springs Road) north 8 miles, then northeast 2 miles on Wolfsen Road to the refuge. The Kesterson Unit’s public access point can be reached by driving 4 miles east of Gustine on Highway 140. Phone 209-826-3508 Activities AUTO TOURING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas The San Luis Refuge in the San Joaquin Valley of central California is one of the last remnants of the historically bountiful wintering grounds for migratory waterfowl of the Pacific Flyway. Located in the Bear Creek, Salt Slough, and San Joaquin River floodplain, it hosts a

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San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions Visitors should call for current directions to the refuge office. It is located 1/2 mile east of intersection of Lakeville Hwy on Hwy 37. The entrance to Lower Tubbs Island is located adjacent to Highway 37, approximately э mile east of the Highway 121/37 intersection in Sonoma County. Phone 707-769-4200 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas The San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge lies along the north shore of San Pablo Bay in Sonoma, Solano, and Napa Counties in northern California. The refuge includes open bay/tidal marsh, mud flats, and seasonal and managed wetland habitats. The Napa-Sonoma marshes in San Pablo Bay have been greatly impacted by human activities such as

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Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge, South Dakota Camping & Hiking

Directions Sand Lake NWR is located in the northeast corner of South Dakota, 27 miles northeast of Aberdeen, South Dakota. To get to Sand Lake from Aberdeen, take State Highway 12 east 6 miles to Brown County Highway 16 at Bath Corner. Turn north onto Brown County 16 and follow brown directional signs. The Refuge Headquarters and visitor center is located on Brown County Highway 16 approximately 9 miles north of Columbia, South Dakota. Phone 605-885-6320 Activities AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: South Dakota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: South Dakota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More South Dakota Recreation Areas Congress established Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in 1935 as a refuge and breeding grounds for migratory

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Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge, NULL Camping & Hiking

Phone 809-773-4554 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: NULL Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: NULL Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More NULL Recreation Areas The refuge hosts the largest nesting population of leatherback sea turtles under US jurisdiction. Since 1981 Earthwatch volunteers have assisted in translocating leatherback nests that are in erosion zones and providing a presence to deter egg poaching. Over 350 leatherback nests may be laid during the nesting season. In addition, hawksbill & green turtles nest on the refuge. Sandy Point has the longest beach area in the US Virgin Islands. The peninsula that forms the refuge has fairly stable geologic formations, but the beach is highly dynamic. The salt pond that is partially contained within the refuge is the largest in the US Virgin Islands. Plant diversity is

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Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions Take Highway 83 to Alamo, turn south onto FM 907 for 7.5 miles. At Highway 281 (Old Military Highway) turn left and continue for about one quarter of a mile. The refuge is on the south side of the highway. Phone 956-784-7500 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas Step into a rare tropical world at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge. Spanish moss drips from trees. Noisy chachalacas welcome the morning dawn. A malachite butterfly flits from the shadows. The wildlife clientele is truly international here along the most southern stretch of the Rio Grande. Thanks to the foresight of those who succeeded in protecting the refuge in 1943,

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Santee National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina Camping & Hiking

Directions The office/visitor center is located just off of U. S. Highway 301/15, seven miles south of Summerton, S. C. Visitors may take Exit 102 on Interstate 95 and follow the signs. Phone 803-478-2217 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: South Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: South Carolina Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More South Carolina Recreation Areas Santee National Wildlife Refuge was established on May 5, 1941 to alleviate the loss of natural waterfowl and wildlife habitat caused by the construction of hydro-electric projects on the Santee and Cooper Rivers. Stretching for eighteen miles along the northern shore of Lake Marion, the refuge protects 15,095 acres within the upper coastal plain region of Clarendon County, South Carolina. From

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Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina Camping & Hiking

Directions Savannah NWR is located on SC 170, six miles south of Hardeeville, South Carolina via US 17 (exit 5 off I-95) or one mile north of Port Wentworth, Georgia on GA 25/SC 170 (take I-95 Exit 109 to GA 21 South, then east on GA 30 to GA 25 North). Phone 912-652-4415 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: South Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: South Carolina Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More South Carolina Recreation Areas Savannah NWR, which lies on both the South Carolina and Georgia sides of the Savannah River just upriver from the city of Savannah, Georgia, was established April 6, 1927. The refuge 28,168 acres include bottomland hardwoods and tidal freshwater marsh. A 3,000 acre fringe area of upland hardwoods

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Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions Seal Beach Refuge is located south of Long Beach City on the border of Orange and Los Angeles counties. From the 405 Freeway, take the Seal Beach Boulevard exit and head west. Continue for approximately 0.5 miles on Seal Beach Boulevard to the entrance of the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station (800 Seal Beach Boulevard). Phone 562-598-1024 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge is located in southern coastal California and is 30 miles south of Los Angeles. It encompasses 911 acres of remnant saltwater marsh in the Anaheim Bay estuary and serves as a significant stopover and

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Seatuck National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Although the refuge is not open to the public, you can view the Seatuck NWR from South Bay Ave. in Islip, NY. From the Long Island Expwy. (I-495), Exit 56, or from Sunrise Hwy. (Rte. 27),Exit 45, follow Rte.111S to the end at Montauk Hwy. (Rte. 27A)/Main Street. Right onto Main St. Left onto South Bay Ave. View the Refuge on the eastern side of the road & an Audubon Sanctuary on the west side. South Bay Ave. ends at the Town Beach, access to the beach for residents with permits only. Phone 631-286-0485 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas Seatuck National Wildlife Refuge is located on the south shore of Long Island and is

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Selawik National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Camping & Hiking

Directions To reach the refuge one usually takes a commercial air service from Anchorage to Kotzebue; Kotzebue cannot be reached by road. From Kotzebue, visitors generally travel into the refuge by small bush aircraft or snowmobile (in winter). Air taxi operators also provide service to the refuge from Galena, which has air access from Fairbanks. The refuge office is in Kotzebue at 160 2nd Avenue and is within walking distance of the airport. Exit the airport left to Third Avenue. Go right on Third to Lake Street. Go left to Second Avenue, then turn right. The office is in the middle of the block on the right. Taxi service from the airport to the refuge office is also available. Phone 907-442-3799 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these

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Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Michigan Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge headquarters and visitor center are located in the east-central Upper Peninsula of Michigan on highway M-77, two miles north of Germfask and six miles south of Seney, Michigan. Phone 906-586-9851 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Michigan Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Michigan Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Michigan Recreation Areas Seney National Wildlife Refuge has been shaped by forces of nature and humans and reflects the evolving face of preservation, conservation, and restoration. Its creation story tells of features left by the glacier in the surrounding area known as the Great Manistique Swamp, and of the land’s recovery from the human impact of logging and farming. Here the sun reflects off life-giving water that covers over half

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Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located approximately 150 miles east of Oklahoma City, and 35 miles west of Fort Smith, Arkansas, off of Interstate 40. Take the Vian exit from I-40, follow county road 3 miles south. Phone 918-773-5252 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1970 to provide habitat for waterfowl and other migratory birds and to provide food and cover for resident wildlife. The refuge was named in honor of Sequoyah, a Cherokee Native American who developed an alphabet for the Cherokee language.

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Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge, New Mexico Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge headquarters office is located off of I-25, exit 169, approximately 50 miles south of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Phone 505-864-4021 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Mexico Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Mexico Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Mexico Recreation Areas A vast landscape in the heart of New Mexico, Sevilleta National Wildllife Refuge supports four major ecological habitats, encompasses two mountain ranges, and contains stretches of the largest river in the state. The Refuge is unforgettable in its magnitude and austere beauty but is most significant in its function. Unrivaled among our nation’s refuges, Sevilleta is managed to maintain the natural processes of flood, fire, and succession that sustain this diverse ecosystem. Vital to migrating birds and other wildlife, Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge

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Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions Refuge Headquarters is in Lakeview, Oregon. Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge is 65 miles southeast in Nevada. Highway 140 provides access into the heart of Sheldon Refuge. From Lakeview, Oregon, travel 68 miles east on 140. From Denio, Nevada, travel 14 miles west on Highway 40. Phone 541-947-3315 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge The Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge protects more than half a million acres of high desert habitat for large wintering herds of pronghorn antelope, scattered bands of bighorn sheep, and a rich assortment of other wildlife. The landscape is vast, rugged, and punctuated with waterfalls, narrow gorges,

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Shell Keys National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions Please call the Southeast Louisiana Refuge Complex for directions at 985-882-2000. Phone 985-882-2000 Activities BOATING, FISHING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Louisiana Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Louisiana Recreation Areas Established in 1907, Shell Keys National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is one of the oldest refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System. It is also a testimony to the fast eroding shoreline of Louisiana. Its boundary was and still is rather loosely described as “… a small group of unsurveyed islets located in the Gulf of Mexico about three and one half miles south of Marsh Island, LA, and approximately at latitude 29 degrees 26 minutes north, longitude 91 degrees 51 minutes west from Greenwich…” The boundary of the refuge has been interpreted to be those areas

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Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, Minnesota Camping & Hiking

Directions Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge is located in east central Minnesota, approximately 50 miles northwest of Minneapolis and 30 miles southeast of St. Cloud. From Minneapolis, take Interstate 94 west to Highway 101 at Rogers. Go north on 101 to Highway 169 north, then follow Highway 169 north four miles past Zimmerman to County Road 9. Go west on County Road 9 four miles to the refuge entrance and one additional mile to the refuge office. From St. Cloud, take Highway 23 north to Highway 95, then east on Highway 95 approximately 15 miles. After the sign for Sherburne Refuge, take the first right, which is Mille Lacs County Road 7. Go south on County 7 four miles to the refuge entrance then three more miles to County 9. Go east 2.5 miles on County 9 to the refuge office. For directions from Big Lake, Zimmerman, and Princeton, click here.

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Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge, Michigan Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge headquarters is 5 miles south of Saginaw. From I-75, take the Bridgeport exit and turn west onto Dixie Highway; go 1/2 mile. Turn left onto Fort Road, and go about 2 miles. Turn west onto Curtis Road, and go about 4 miles to refuge headquarters. The Green Point Environmental Learning Center is in the southwest corner of Saginaw. From I-75, take the M-46 West/Holland Ave. exit, and go 5 miles. Turn left onto Michigan Avenue, and go 1 mile. Turn left onto Maple Street, and go 1/2 mile to the Center. Phone 989-777-5930 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Michigan Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Michigan Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Michigan Recreation Areas Shiawassee National

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Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions Siletz Bay Refuge is on Highway 101, just south of Lincoln City. The refuge is closed to public use, but wildlife can be viewed from the highway. Phone 541-867-4550 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge consists of some of the most scenic estuarine habitat along the Oregon Coast National Scenic Byway. On either side of Highway 101, starched skeleton trees jut forth from the Siletz estuary and are reminiscent of a time when the salt marsh was fully diked. Red tailed hawks, bald eagles, and other raptors can often be seen roosting at the top of these snags; and a variety of estuarine-dependent birds including great blue heron, great egret

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Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions From East Interstate 10, take South Highway 111 (Niland). At the stop sign, turn right. At the stop light, turn left (Highway 111). Turn right onto Sinclair Road. Head west until you see the refuge sign. From East Interstate 8, exit onto Forrester Road. Head north. Forrester turns into Gentry Road. Continue north until you see the refuge sign. Phone 760-348-5278 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Sonny Bono Salton Sea Refuge management programs maintain and improve habitat for wintering waterfowl and shorebirds. Waterfowl programs are designed to limit waterfowl depredations to adjacent croplands. The refuge provides habitat for over 375 bird species for many as a critical wintering

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Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located five miles south of Mound City, MO, and 30 miles north of St. Joseph, MO, just off of Interstate 29. Take exit 79, and drive 3 miles west on highway 159. Phone 660-442-3187 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Missouri Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Missouri Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Missouri Recreation Areas Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge is located in northwestern Missouri within the historic Missouri River floodplain. The 7,350-acre refuge was established in 1935 as a resting, feeding, and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. Many of the original facilities were built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Works Progress Administration in the late 1930s. The principal refuge habitats

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St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, Florida Camping & Hiking

Directions St. Marks NWR is located 25 miles south of Tallahassee, Florida. Take State Hwy. 363 through Woodville to the intersection of State Hwy.363 and State Hwy. 267 (blinking light at this intersection). Turn left onto 267 and drive 4 miles to dead end into U.S.Hwy. 98 (Coastal Hwy). Turn left onto Coastal Hwy. and drive about 1/2 mile, cross over the St. Marks River, and take your first right on Co. Rd. 59 (Lighthouse Rd.). The Visitor Center and most public usfacilities begin three miles down Lighthouse Rd. A 6.8-mile wildlife drive runs from the Visitor Center to the old historic St. Marks lighthouse on Apalachee Bay. Maps and other information are available by calling 850-925-6121. Phone 850-925-6121. Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Florida Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas

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Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions Steigerwald Lake refuge office is located at Pierce Refuge. The Columbia River Dike Trail can be accessed from Steamboat Landing State Park, at the intersection of State Highway 14 and 15th Street in Washougal, Washington. Phone 509-427-5208 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas Located on the Columbia River, 10 miles east of Vancouver, Washington, the 996-acre Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge consists of historic riverine flood plain habitat, semi-permanent wetlands, cottonwood-dominated riparian corridors, pastures, and remnant stands of Oregon white oak. The refuge lies partly within the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and has been designated as the location for a “Gateway to the Gorge” visitor center. This facility is currently in the planning

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Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge, Connecticut Camping & Hiking

Directions Salt Meadow Unit (Headquarters) Take Exit 64 off of I-95 and turn south on Rt 145. At the stop sign, take a left on Old Clinton Rd. The visitor parking area is about 1 mile up on the right. Outer Island Unit This unit is located in the Thimble Island Chain off the coast of Branford, CT. This unit must be accessed by ferry (from Stony Creek, CT) or by private vessel. Please check with the refuge for hours of visitation. Falkner Island Unit This unit is located three miles off the shore of Guilford, CT. This unit must be accessed by private vessel and is closed to public visitation except during the open house. Please contact the refuge for more information. Milford Point Unit This unit is located 14 miles SW of New Haven in Milford, CT. Take exit 34 off I-95. Turn left off the exit onto

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Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions From Fallon, Nevada, follow U.S. Highway 50 east approximately 5 miles. Turn left onto Stillwater Road and follow the “Watchable Wildlife” signs to the refuge entrance (approximately 15 miles). Visitors are encouraged to stop at the refuge Field Office at 1020 New River Parkway, Suite 305 (located off of Harrigan Road on the east side of the City of Fallon) to obtain a map and additional information prior to visiting the refuge. Phone 775-423-5128 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge The Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex consists of Stillwater Refuge, Fallon Refuge, and Anaho Island Refuge in western Nevada. Together, these refuges encompass approximately 163,000 acres

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Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge headquarters is located at 1624 Hood Franklin Road. Take Interstate 5 south from Sacramento, approximately 12 miles to the Hood Franklin exit. Turn west (right) about 1 mile. The office is a two story building with a red tile roof on the south (left) side of the road. A self-guided hike to the universally accessible wildlife viewing platform is open to the public every second and fourth Saturday of each month except July and August. The trail is normally open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; but please call the information line (916-775-4420) for any updates to the schedule. To find the entrance to the hiking trail, take Interstate 5 south from Sacramento, approximately 10 miles, to the Elk Grove exit. After exiting, turn right on the off-ramp before going back over the overpass, and meet at the gate for special events and public access days. Phone

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Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Maine Camping & Hiking

Directions To get to the headquarters of Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, exit Interstate 95 at Exit 191 in Orono, Maine (Kelley Road). Turn right off the exit ramp to a blinking light at U.S. 2. Turn left on U.S. 2 and continue east through Orono to Old Town Maine. The headquarters is located at 1168 Main Street (U.S. 2), about 1/4 mile past the “Welcome to Old Town” sign. Directions to all refuge units may be obtained at the headquarters. Phone 207-827-6138, ext. 17 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Maine Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Maine Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Maine Recreation Areas Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is located in the Town of Milford, Penobscot County, Maine, approximately fourteen miles north of Bangor. The refuge

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Sutter National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions From Yuba City, travel south on Highway 99E approximately 6 miles to Oswald Road. Turn west and proceed 5.5 miles to Schlag Road. Travel north on Schlag Road for about 1/8 of a mile, turn west onto Hughes Road, which bisects the refuge. Phone 530-934-2801 Activities HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Sutter National Wildlife Refuge, the southern-most refuge in the Sacramento Refuge Complex, is located in the Sacramento Valley of California, about 50 miles north of the metropolitan area of Sacramento. The refuge consists of about 2,600 acres, consisting primarily of wetland impoundments with some riparian and grassland habitat. About 80 percent of the refuge is located in the Sutter Bypass, a floodwater bypass from the

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Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri Camping & Hiking

Directions From Kansas City (about 100 miles) go north on I-35 to Route 36; east on 36 to State Route 139; south on 139 to Sumner; then south on Swan Lake Drive about 3 miles to the refuge. From Mendon, Missouri, go north on Route CC 1.5 miles to the east entrance gate of the refuge, then left into the refuge interior. Phone 660-856-3323 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Missouri Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Missouri Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Missouri Recreation Areas Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge was established by Executive Order 7563 on February 27, 1937. Purchase of 10,670 acres began at that time. Following purchase of land, the Civilian Conservation Corps began work on the refuge

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Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge, North Carolina Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge lies about 60 miles east of Washington, NC, south of the village of Swan Quarter. A two-mile long gravel road south of Highway 264 leads into the upland portion of the refuge and to the site of the 1000 foot long Bell Island fishing pier. All other access to the refuge is via boat only Phone 252-926-4021 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: North Carolina Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More North Carolina Recreation Areas Swanquarter National Wildlife Refuge, located on Pamlico Sound in Hyde County, North Carolina, was established on June 23, 1932. Approximately 8,800 acres are included in the National Wilderness Preservation System. The refuge is made up of saltmarsh islands and forested wetland interspersed with potholes, creeks, and

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Tallahatchie National Wildlife Refuge, Mississippi Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located on the north and south sides of Highway 8, nine miles west of Holcomb, MS. Phone 662-226-8286 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Mississippi Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Mississippi Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Mississippi Recreation Areas The Tallahatchie National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1990 and consists of 4,083 acres in Grenada and Tallahatchie Counties. Topography is relatively flat and land has been subject to extensive clearing and drainage. Upon acquisition the refuge lands consited mostly of agricultural fields. Since then, nearly 1,300 acres have been reforested. The unit’s largest continuous tract is a patchwork of cultivated farmlands, old fields, and small scattered hardwood bottomland forests bisected by the meandering Tippo Bayou that is its center piece. The old oxbows and low-lying fields

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Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, Minnesota Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge office/visitor center is located 18 miles northeast of Detroit Lakes, MN, at the junction of County Roads 26 & 29. Leaving Detroit Lakes on Hwy 34 East, go 9 miles to intersection of County Road 29, turn left going north on 29, and go approximately 9 miles (paved and gravel roads). Leaving Detroit Lakes on County Road 21, go north approximately 9 miles to intersection of County Road 26, turn right, going east on 26 approximately 9 miles (paved/gravel road). Phone 218-847-2641 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Minnesota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Minnesota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Minnesota Recreation Areas Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge covers 42,724 acres and lies in the glacial lake country of

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Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions From Main Street (Route 25A) in the Village of Huntington, take West Neck Road for 5 miles, continue on Lloyd Neck Road which ends at Target Rock Road, follow Target Rock Road for 1/2 mile, the entrance is on the right. The refuge entrance is 2.2 miles east of Caumsett State Park. Phone 631-286-0485 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas The Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge is located on the north shore of Long Island, 25 miles east of New York City. This 80-acre refuge is composed of mature oak-hickory forest, a half-mile rocky beach, a brackish pond, and several vernal ponds. The land and waters support a variety of

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Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge, Tennessee Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge headquarters office is located in Paris, Tennessee at 3006 Dinkins Lane just off Highway 79 North. The Duck River Unit is located in Humphreys and Benton Counties at the confluence of the Duck and Tennessee Rivers. The subheadquarters of this unit is located 1 э miles southeast of Hustburg, Tennessee. The Big Sandy Unit is located 12 miles north of the town of Big Sandy, and is at the confluence of the Big Sandy and Tennessee Rivers. The Busseltown Unit is located in Decatur County, the entrance to the unit being 5 miles northeast of Parsons, Tennessee. Phone 731-642-2091 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Tennessee Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Tennessee Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Tennessee Recreation Areas

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Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge is located in three parishes of northeast Louisiana. The visitor center and headquarters are approximately 60 miles east of Monroe, Louisiana, and 35 miles west of Vicksburg, Mississippi. To reach the visitor center and headquarters heading eastbound on I-20: Exit at Waverly (exit 157). Make a left onto Hwy 577. After approximately 1э -2 miles, make a right onto Hwy 80 heading eastbound towards Tallulah. Drive approximately 8 miles and make a right onto Fred Morgan, Sr. Road. Drive the approximately 6 miles of gravel road and 4.5 miles of paved road. The visitor center and headquarters is on the left. To reach the visitor center and headquarters heading westbound on I-20: Exit at Tallulah (exit 171). Make a right onto Hwy 65 and drive approximately 2 miles in Tallulah. Make a left between the court house and Popeye’s onto Hwy 80 (westbound). Drive

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Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Camping & Hiking

Directions The Tetlin Refuge headquarters is located in Tok at the corner of Midnight Sun and Borealis Avenue. The community of Tok is located 94 miles northwest of the U.S./Canada border, and is 205 miles southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska. The refuge’s visitor welcome station is located at milepost 1229 on the Alaska Highway, just seven miles from the U.S./Canada border. The northern boundary of Tetlin Refuge extends 65 miles along the Alaska Highway. Foot access to the northern portion of the refuge is available along the Alaska Highway from the U.S./Canada border at milepost 1221.5 to milepost 1242 of the Alaska Highway. Small boat/canoe access is available at Desper Creek at milepost 1225.4, the Chisana River bridge in Northway at milepost 1264, the old Riverside airstrip at milepost 1281 and at the Tanana River bridge at milepost 1303.6. Access to the interior of the refuge is limited to watercraft, small

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Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge, North Dakota Camping & Hiking

Directions Tewaukon NWR is located about 5 miles south of Cayuga, North Dakota. From North Dakota Highway 11 turn south on Sargent County Road 12. The visitor center is on the east side of the road. Phone 701-724-3598 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: North Dakota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: North Dakota Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More North Dakota Recreation Areas Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in southeastern North Dakota along the western edge of the northern tallgrass prairie. The Wild Rice River flows through the Refuge and then into Lake Tewaukon. Established in 1945, the 8,363-acre Refuge is located in the Prairie Pothole Region, one of the most biologically productive areas on earth.

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Texas Point National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions The best way to get to the refuge is through Sabine Pass. Highway 87, washed out by coastal erosion, no longer connects High Island with the refuge. The refuge is located west of Sabine Pass on Highway 87. Phone 409-971-2909 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Texas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Texas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Texas Recreation Areas Bayous weave through a seemingly endless expanse of cordgrass, reptilian eyes at the water’s surface witness the ever-changing variety of waterfowl, and the call of the clapper rail reverberates through the marsh. For hundreds of years, many of the sights and sounds within this dynamic eco-system have gone untouched. Under the protective umbrella of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the hope and expectation is that they

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Three Arch Rocks National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions This refuge can be viewed from Cape Meares Refuge or Oceanside State Park. Both Cape Meares and Oceanside are located on the Three Capes Scenic Route west of Tillamook. When approaching Tillamook on U.S. Highway 101, follow signs for the Three Capes Scenic Route. Phone 541-867-4550 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas Three Arch Rocks Refuge, comprised of three large coastal rocks and six smaller rocks off the northern Oregon coast, was established in 1907 as the first refuge west of the Mississippi River. The refuge is 15 acres in size and is one of the smallest National Wilderness Areas in the nation. The refuge protects the largest common murre colony south of Alaska (greater than 200,000 birds)

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Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions From downtown Tishomingo, follow Highway 78 to the eastern edge of town. Turn south on refuge road (watch for sign) at the high school. Follow road 3 miles to headquarters. Phone 580-371-2402 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge lies at the upper Washita arm of Lake Texoma and is administered for the benefit of migratory waterfowl in the Central Flyway. Most of the refuge’s 16,464 acres, including the 4,500-acre Cumberland Pool, were acquired in 1946. The refuge gets its name from a famous Chickasaw Indian Chief and is shared with a nearby century-old town. The refuge offers a variety of aquatic habitats for wildlife. The murky water

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Togiak National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Camping & Hiking

Directions Most non-local visitors travel to Togiak Refuge by air charter services from airports in Dillingham (where the refuge office is located) and Bethel, Alaska. Visitors generally travel to these communities on commercial flights originating at Anchorage’s Ted Stevens International Airport. Phone 907-842-1063 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas Dominated by the Ahklun Mountains in the north and the cold waters of Bristol Bay to the south, Togiak National Wildlife Refuge confronts the traveler with a kaleidoscope of landscapes. The natural forces that have shaped this land range from the violent and powerful to the geologically patient. Earthquakes and volcanoes filled the former role, and their marks can still be found,

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Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions From the town of Toppenish, take Highway 97 south approximately 10 miles. The refuge entrance is on the west side of Highway 97. Phone 509-865-2405 Activities HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas In the agriculturally-intensive Yakima Valley of eastern Washington, there is a wildlife oasis–the Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge. Using the waters of Toppenish and Snake Creeks and supplemented with summer irrigation, managers are able to provide a mosaic of refuge wetlands interspersed with lush riparian and native upland habitats. Wetland habitats rich with food attract thousands of wintering waterfowl, and during the summer, provide breeding grounds for an array of wetland-dependent birds, mammals, and plants. Winding its way through the refuge, Toppenish Creek serves

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Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge, Wisconsin Camping & Hiking

Directions From Winona, MN: Take Rt. 43 across the Mississippi River into Wisconsin. Turn right onto Rt. 54 east. Travel 5.7 miles, and take a right onto West Prairie Road. Refuge entrance is on the right after about one mile. From LaCrosse, WI: Take Rt. 53 north to Rt. 54 west. Follow 54 west to Centerville and continue 3.1 miles to West Prairie Road. Turn left on West Prairie Road and drive one mile to refuge entrance. Phone 608-539-2311 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Wisconsin Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Wisconsin Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Wisconsin Recreation Areas Young black terns sit on their floating nest, a great blue heron gracefully flies over the wetland, a gentle breeze blows across the

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Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge, Texas Camping & Hiking

Directions Trinity River National Wildlife Refuge is located in Liberty County, TX, approximately 45 miles northeast of Houston and 45 miles west of Beaumont. The physical address is 601 FM 1011, Liberty, TX, 77575. Refuge Headquarters From Houston: Take I-10 east to TX-146 (Mont Belvieu exit). Go north on TX-HWY 146 for 16 miles to US 90. Turn right on US 90 and go six miles to Liberty. At Main St. (traffic light at McDonald’s), turn left and go 3.3 miles to FM 1011. Turn left and continue 0.6 miles. The office is on the left. From Beaumont: Take I-10 west to FM 563/Anahuac/Liberty exit. Turn right and go 17.4 miles. Turn left on US 90 and go 0.8 miles to Main Street (traffic light at McDonalds). Turn right and go 3.3 miles to FM 1011. Turn left and continue 0.6 miles. The office is located on the left. Phone

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Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge, Rhode Island Camping & Hiking

Directions The Refuge is located in the Town of South Kingstown, Washington County, Rhode Island. From Providence, head South on Interstate 95 and exit onto Route 4 south. Route 4 will merge into U.S. Route 1 south. Continue on Route 1 south and take the Moonstone Beach Road exit. Continue for 1 mile, and then turn right onto Matunuck Schoolhouse Road at the four way stop sign. Continue west on Schoolhouse Road for one mile, and the refuge entrance will be on the left. Phone 401-364-9124 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Related Link(s) More Rhode Island Recreation Areas “Picturesque, peaceful, yet thriving with wildlife.” That’s how many of the more than 50,000 annual visitors describe the Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge. Spanning 800 acres on the Southern Coast of Rhode Island, the refuge protects the state’s only undeveloped salt pond. From upland forests to a 1.5-mile barrier beach,the

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Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge, California Camping & Hiking

Directions Tule Lake Refuge is in northern California near the small town of Tulelake. Located 25 miles north of the refuge, Klamath Falls, Oregon, is the closest city. The refuge headquarters and visitor center is located on Hill Road., approximately 5 miles west of Tulelake, California. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; weekends and holidays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Phone 530-667-2231 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: California Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: California Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More California Recreation Areas Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located in the fertile and intensively farmed Tule Lake Basin of northeast California. It was established in 1928 by President Calvin Coolidge “as a preserve and breeding ground for

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Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located south of the town of Cheney, Washington. Visitors can reach the public use area by driving 4 miles south from Highway 904 in Cheney on the Cheney-Plaza Road. The refuge entrance is marked by a large entrance sign and arrow pointing down Smith Road. Drive about 2 miles east on Smith Road to reach the refuge headquarters and public use area. The environmental education classroom is located at the refuge headquarters. Phone 509-235-4723 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge is located in northeastern Washington on the eastern edge of the Columbia River Basin in Spokane County. The refuge sits in the unique

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Tybee National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina Camping & Hiking

Directions Tybee NWR is located in Jasper County, South Carolina, at the mouth of the Savannah River, directly opposite Fort Pulaski National Monument which is 12 miles from Savannah on U.S. 80. It also lies across the river from the small Georgia town of Tybee Island. The refuge is unstaffed and is administered from the Savannah Coastal Refuges complex headquarters office in Savannah, Georgia. The entire refuge is considered sanctuary for migratory birds and closed to all public use. Phone 912-652-4415 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: South Carolina Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: South Carolina Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More South Carolina Recreation Areas Tybee NWR was established on May 9, 1938, by an executive order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a breeding area for migratory birds and other wildlife. Located in

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UL Bend National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Charles M. Russell NWR is located about 150 miles northeast of Billings, Montana. The headquarters for the Refuge Complex is located in Lewistown. From Great Falls, follow U.S. Highway 87 east for 100 miles to Lewistown. Turn right onto Airport Road. From Billings, follow U.S. Highway 87 north to Grass Range and then west to Lewistown for 130 miles. Turn left onto Airport Road. The Refuge headquarters is located about 1 mile up the road to the left. Three staffed field stations are located around the Refuge. Sand Creek Wildlife Station is located 2 miles south of the Missouri River on the east side of U.S. Highway 191. Jordan Wildlife Station is located south of Montana Highway 200 in the town of Jordan. Fort Peck Wildlife Station is located east of Montana Highway 24 in the town of Fort Peck. Phone 406-538-8706 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL

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Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions The Boardman Unit is accessed from the Tower Road exit off Highway 84 approximately 3 miles west of the town of Boardman, Oregon. The McCormack Unit is located 3 miles south of Highway 730 off of Patterson Ferry Road near Irrigon, Oregon. The Patterson, Ridge, and Whitcomb Island units are all accessed from Highway 14 in Washington. The Columbia River portion is accessible by boat. Boat ramps are located in Irrigon and Umatilla, Oregon; in Plymouth, Washington; and on the Patterson Unit in Washington. Most areas of the refuge are very remote with no restroom or drinking water facilities. There is no public drinking water available. Refuge visitors should plan their trips accordingly. Phone 509-545-8670 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a

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Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge, New Hampshire Camping & Hiking

Directions NORTH FROM CT: I-91N through CT, MA and VT. Exit I-91 at St. Johnsbury, VT (Exit 21) to Rte 2E. Rte 2E into Lancaster, NH. Left onto Rte 3N at the “Y”. Rte 3N to Route 110 (right onto Route 110 in Groveton, NH toward Stark, NH). Rte 110 to Rte 110A near Milan, NH–watch for this left turn. Rte 110A to Rte 16N (left turn onto 16N). Rte 16N to Rte 26E(right turn at intersection Rtes 16 & 26). Rte 26E to Rte 16N again (through town about 1/4 mile) Left onto Rte 16N at Eames Garage–also known as Dam Road. Refuge HQ is 5.5 miles up Rte 16N (2756 Dam Road) on right. Please park rental or Government vehicles across the street. NORTH FROM BOSTON, MA/MANCHESTER, NH: I-93N through Franconia Notch, NH. From Franconia Notch, Exit 35 toward Twin Mountain, NH–Rte 3N. Drive through Twin Mountain on

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Union Slough National Wildlife Refuge, Iowa Camping & Hiking

Directions Union Slough Refuge is roughly 2.5 hours southwest of Minneapolis and northwest of Des Moines. From Algona, take Highway 169 north to Bancroft; turn right (east) on county road A-42, and proceed six miles to the office at 1710 360th St. From Interstate 90; take the Blue Earth, MN, exit and follow Rt. 169 south into Iowa. At Lakota, follow P60 south to A42, then west 0.5 miles on A42 to the office. Phone 515-928-2523 Activities AUTO TOURING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Iowa Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Iowa Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Iowa Recreation Areas Union Slough National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1937 to provide a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The actual slough is all that remains

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Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions From Klamath Falls, Oregon, take Highway 140 to the Rocky Point Junction. Then travel north approximately 2 miles to the Rocky Point boat launch, or another 3.5 miles to the Malone Springs boat launch. Phone 530-667-2231 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas Upper Klamath Refuge comprises 15,000 acres, mostly freshwater hardstem-cattail marsh and open water, along with 30 acres of forested uplands. These habitats serve as excellent nesting and brood rearing areas for waterfowl and colonial nesting birds, including American white pelican and several heron species. Bald eagle and osprey nest nearby and can sometimes be seen fishing in refuge waters. A 9.5-mile self-guided canoe trail meanders through the Upper Klamath Marsh

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Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge, Minnesota Camping & Hiking

Directions There are four district offices and a main headquarters. For more information on district opportunities and activities and detailed maps, go to the refuge’s web site listed at the top of this page. The headquarters and Winona District office are located in the Exchange Building at the corner of 4th and Center streets in Winona, Minnesota. From Highway 61, turn north on Huff street until it intersects with 4th Street; turn right. The Exchange Building is on the right-hand side of the road. The LaCrosse District office is located in Onalaska, Wisconsin. From I-90, Exit 4, travel south on Highway 53/157. At the lights, turn left onto Highway 16 . At the next stop sign, turn left onto Braund Street, then right onto County Road PH. Turn left onto Lester Avenue. The Office and Resource Center is at 555 Lester Avenue. The McGregor District office is located at 401

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Upper Ouachita National Wildlife Refuge, Louisiana Camping & Hiking

Directions Although Upper Ouachita NWR does not have a visitor center, many points of access are available to the public. Access Finch Bayou Recreation area and the scenic River Road on the west side of the refuge by way of La. Hwy 143. From Haile, Louisiana, turn east on Hooker Hole Road. Drive four miles and turn north onto River Road. Visitors can access the east side of the refuge in Morehouse Parish by way of Bastrop, Louisiana. From U.S. Hwy 165 turn west on Hang Out Road and travel 5 miles. Turn left on Meter Station Road. Go straight into the parking lot. For more access points onto the refuge, refer to a refuge brochure. Refuge headquarters are located on D’Arbonne NWR. Phone 318-726-4400 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Louisiana Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to

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Valentine National Wildlife Refuge, Nebraska Camping & Hiking

Directions Valentine NWR is located about 20 miles south of Valentine, Nebraska, off of U.S. Highway 83. The Refuge headquarters is located off of Highway 83 along the 16B Spur. Directional signs are located along the route. Phone 402-376-3789 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nebraska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nebraska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nebraska Recreation Areas Valentine National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is 71,516 acres in size is and located 20 miles south of Valentine, Nebraska. Numerous lakes, marshes, and grasslands provide habitat for many kinds of wildlife. The Refuge offers many activities for visitors including excellent bird watching, hiking, fishing, and upland game, deer, and waterfowl hunting.

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Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge, New Jersey Camping & Hiking

Directions From I-95 in South Jersey, take I-95 North (NJ Turnpike)to I-287 North. Then take State Route 23 North, through Hamburg, and turn right onto County Route 565 North (Glenwood Rd) by the Bank of New York in Wantage. The Refuge headquarters is 1.5 miles on left. Traveling East on I-84 from Pennsylvania, travel across the Delaware River to New York State. Take New York State Exit 1 (Sussex, NJ) and travel south on State Route 23. Continue on State Route 23 through the borough of Sussex. Turn left on County Route 565 North (Glenwood Rd). Refuge Headquarters is 1.5 miles on left. Traveling West on I-84 in New York State, take Exit 3W (Middletown)and after turning right off exit ramp, immediately get in left turning lane and turn left onto Route 6W. Travel 3.5 miles to Slate Hill. Turn left onto Route 284 South. Travel 9.1 miles to Unionville,

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Wapack National Wildlife Refuge, New Hampshire Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge portion of the Wapack Trail is most readily accessible from the parking area of Miller State Park located off Route 101 southeast of Peterborough, New Hampshire. The trail is also accessible from Old Mountain Road which borders the north edge of the refuge. Phone 603-431-7511 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New Hampshire Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New Hampshire Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New Hampshire Recreation Areas Wapack National Wildlife Refuge was New Hampshire’s first refuge and was established through a donation in 1972. The 1,672-acre refuge is located about 20 miles west of Nashua, New Hampshire and encompasses the 2,278 ft. North Pack Monadnock Mountain. The refuge is a popular hawk migration area and provides nesting habitat for numerous migratory songbirds such as the tree

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Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions From I-55 heading south, turn off at exit #23 (Turrell exit), travel southeast on Highway 77 two miles, turn east on Highway 42, go under the railroad overpass and turn right at the top of the hill (refuge entrance). From I-55 heading north, turn off at exit 21 (Highway 42), travel east 1 э miles on Highway 42, cross Highway 77, go under the railroad overpass and turn right at the top of the hill (refuge entrance). Phone 870-347-2614 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas Wapanocca NWR located 20 miles northwest of Memphis, Tennessee, in Crittenden County, Arkansas was established in 1961 to provided habitat for

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War Horse National Wildlife Refuge, Montana Camping & Hiking

Directions Charles M. Russell NWR is located about 150 miles northeast of Billings, Montana. The headquarters for the Refuge Complex is located in Lewistown. From Great Falls, follow U.S. Highway 87 east for 100 miles to Lewistown. Turn right onto Airport Road. From Billings, follow U.S. Highway 87 north to Grass Range and then west to Lewistown for 130 miles. Turn left onto Airport Road. The Refuge headquarters is located about 1 mile up the road to the left. Three staffed field stations are located around the Refuge. Sand Creek Wildlife Station is located 2 miles south of the Missouri River on the east side of U.S. Highway 191. Jordan Wildlife Station is located south of Montana Highway 200 in the town of Jordan. Fort Peck Wildlife Station is located east of Montana Highway 24 in the town of Fort Peck. Phone 406-538-8706 Activities HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite

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Washita National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge rests on the northwest portion of Foss Reservoir between the towns of Butler and Hammon in Custer County Oklahoma. Headquarters and office are located 5 miles west of Butler on State Highway 33, then 1 mile north and one-half mile west. Phone 580-664-2205 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oklahoma Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oklahoma Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oklahoma Recreation Areas “They tumble out of the sky like maple leaves, side-slipping right and left to lose altitude, feet spraddled toward shouts of welcome below.” Aldo Leopold could easily have been describing the more than 40,000 geese that punctuate the quiet beauty of the 8,200-acre Washita National Wildlife Refuge each winter. Within the refuge, the slow-moving Washita River winds through prairie and

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Wassaw National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia Camping & Hiking

Directions Wassaw NWR is accessible only by boat. Both Wassaw and Pine Island are open to the public during daylight hours – other upland areas are closed. Transportation to the refuge must be arranged by the visitor. Several local marinas in the Savannah area (skidaway Island and Isle of Hope) and a public boat ramp adjacent to the Skidaway Island bridge can serve as launching sites for trips to Wassaw. Phone 912-652-4415 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Georgia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Georgia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Georgia Recreation Areas Wassaw Island, one of Georgia’s coastal barrier islands, was designated a National Wildlife Refuge on October 20, 1969. Unlike many of Georgia’s Golden Isles, little development and few management practices have modified Wassaw’s primitive character. The

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Waubay National Wildlife Refuge, South Dakota Camping & Hiking

Directions Waubay NWR is located just west of Enemy Swim Lake or 1 mile east, 7 miles north and 1 э miles west of the town of Waubay in the northeast corner of South Dakota. From I-29 take SD 12 west toward Aberdeen for 13 miles (one mile east of Waubay). Take Day Co. 1 (not well marked – watch for a brown highway information sign on HWY 12) north 7 miles and continue west on the gravel road into the Refuge – look for brown Refuge signs. The road leads 1 э to the visitor center. Phone 605-947-4521 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: South Dakota Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: South Dakota Hiking Trails Related

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Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, New York Camping & Hiking

Directions Long Island Expwy. (I-495), Exit 68S, or Sunrise Hwy. (Rte.27), Exit 58S, to the William Floyd Pkwy. (CR46S). From the junction of William Floyd parkway and Montauk Highway (Rte. 27A/CR80) proceed west on Montauk (CR 80W) for approximately one mile, turn south onto Smith Road. Go 1/4 mile to the refuge entrance on the right. Phone 631-286-0485 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: New York Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: New York Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More New York Recreation Areas The Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge on the south shore of Long Island is one of the last undeveloped estuary systems remaining on Long Island. Approximately half of the refuge consists of aquatic habitats including bay with marine seagrass beds, intertidal

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West Sister Island National Wildlife Refuge, Ohio Camping & Hiking

Directions West Sister Island National Wildlife Refuge is closed year round; no visitation is allowed. Phone 419-898-0014 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Ohio Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Ohio Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Ohio Recreation Areas West Sister Island National Wildlife Refuge is located in the western basin of Lake Erie. It is jointly owned by the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Staff at the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge manage the island as a wilderness area, as provided under the Federal Wilderness Act. West Sister Island is Ohio’s only Wilderness Area. In 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt established West Sister Island “as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife…,” and it was specifically designated to protect the largest wading bird nesting colony on

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Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, Alabama Camping & Hiking

Directions Wheeler NWR is located in Decatur, Alabama, about 80 miles north of Birmingham and 30 miles west of Huntsville. From Interstate 65, take exit 334 and travel west on highway 67. The Refuge visitor center is 2 miles on the left and the Refuge headquarters is 2.5 miles on the right. Phone 256-353-7243 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alabama Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Alabama Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alabama Recreation Areas Wheeler NWR, located along the Tennessee River between Huntsville and Decatur, was established in 1938 to provide habitat for wintering and migrating birds. Considered the easternmost Refuge in the Mississippi flyway, this 34,500 acre Refuge attracts thousands of wintering waterfowl each year

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White River National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

Directions null Phone 870-282-8200 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Arkansas Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Arkansas Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Arkansas Recreation Areas White River NWR, was established in 1935 for the protection of migratory birds. The refuge lies in the floodplain of the White River near where it meets the mighty Mississippi River. White River NWR is one of the largest remaining bottomland hardwood forests in the Mississippi River Valley. Approximately two-thirds of the bird species found in Arkansas can be seen at White River NWR. Many of these are neotropical migratory songbirds that use the refuge as a stopping point on their journey to and from central and south America. Arriving in early autumn and usually peaking in late December, mallards along with

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Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Wisconsin Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located along Wisconsin State Highway 13, just north of the junction with U.S. Highway 2, in Northern Wisconsin. It is easiest to access the refuge from the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, which is at the intersection of State Highway 13 and U.S. Highway 2. Signs direct travelers to the Center off Highway 2. Phone 715-685-9983 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Wisconsin Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Wisconsin Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Wisconsin Recreation Areas Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge is part of a large wetland complex on Lake Superior, near Ashland, Wisconsin. These coastal wetlands are a significant part of the wildlife habitat and aquatic resources of the south shore of Lake Superior.

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Willapa National Wildlife Refuge, Washington Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge is located 13 miles north of Ilwaco, Washington, on Highway 101. From Interstate 5, take the Longview exit. Take Highway 4 west to Highway 101. Proceed south on Highway 101 about 5 miles to refuge headquarters. Phone 360-484-3482 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Washington Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Washington Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Washington Recreation Areas Willapa National Wildlife Refuge Willapa National Wildlife Refuge is located on the shores of Willapa Bay near the Pacific Ocean. The bay is one of the most pristine estuaries in the United States. From the protected bay, Chum, Chinook, and Coho salmon move to refuge streams to spawn. The bay’s shallow water and mud flats support vast beds of eelgrass and shellfish, providing

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William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge, Oregon Camping & Hiking

Directions Travel south 10 miles from Corvallis, Oregon, or north 7.5 miles from Monroe, Oregon, to milepost 93 on Highway 99W. Watch for the refuge entrance sign on the west side of the road. Follow refuge signs for 2 miles to the refuge headquarters. Phone 541-757-7236 Activities AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Oregon Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Oregon Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Oregon Recreation Areas William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge was created to provide vital wintering habitat for dusky Canada geese. Unlike other Canada geese, duskies have limited summer and winter ranges. They nest on Alaska’s Copper River Delta, and winter almost exclusively in the Willamette Valley. Habitat loss, predation, and hunting have caused a decrease in

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Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia Camping & Hiking

Directions Wolf Island NWR is located approximately 12 miles off the coast of Darien, Georgia in McIntosh County. Due to the limited amount of uplands the refuge is closed to allow wildlife to use these areas undisturbed. Visitors must make their own arrangements to reach the saltwater areas of the refuge. Marinas in the Darien, Georgia area may offer such transportation. Phone 912-652-4415 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Georgia Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Georgia Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Georgia Recreation Areas Wolf Island NWR, located approximately 12 miles off the coast of Darien, Georgia in McIntosh County, was established on April 3, 1930 to provide protection and habitat for migratory birds. The barrier island refuge consists of Wolf Island and two smaller islands, Egg and Little Egg. Over 75% of the

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Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge, Mississippi Camping & Hiking

Directions Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge is located in the heart of Mississippi’s Delta Region, 28 miles south of Greenville, MS, and 61 miles north of Vicksburg, Mississippi. From Greenville take Highway 1 south to the refuge sign. Turn east on Yazoo Refuge Road, and proceed to the Headquarters sign. From Vicksburg travel north on Highway 61. Turn west onto Highway 436 and proceed approximately 5.5 miles to the refuge sign at Beargarden Road. Turn right on Beargarden Road and follow the signs to Refuge Headquarters. For maps go to: http://yazoo.fws.gov/directions.html Phone 662-839-2638 Activities BOATING, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Mississippi Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Mississippi Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Mississippi Recreation Areas Welcome to Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge – the oldest national wildlife refuge in the State of Mississippi.

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Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Camping & Hiking

Directions You cannot drive to the refuge since no roads lead into Bethel, the location of the refuge headquarters. Various airlines provide regular commercial flights to and from Bethel. Upon arriving in the airport in Bethel, drive 2 miles along the only paved road in town, the Chief Eddie Hoffman State Highway, to the refuge office and visitor center. The office is located across from the hospital (a structure known locally as the “yellow submarine”). From Bethel, most non-local visitors travel into the refuge by small aircraft. Phone 907-543-3151 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Alaska Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Alaska Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Alaska Recreation Areas In southwest Alaska, the waters of the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers flow through a vast “treeless

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Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Camping & Hiking

Directions The refuge office is located in room 264 of the Federal Building at 101 12th Avenue in Fairbanks, Alaska. There is no visitor center, nor are there any public facilities, on the refuge itself. The refuge is located about 100 miles north of Fairbanks. Access is primarily by aircraft and boat. There are regularly scheduled commercial flights between Fairbanks and the seven villages in or near the refuge. Visitors may also drive the Steese Highway (a gravel road) from Fairbanks to the Yukon River, at Circle, and travel down the river via watercraft into the refuge. Charter service to remote lakes and gravel bars along rivers is also available from Fairbanks and Fort Yukon. Visitors may also drive up the Dalton Highway to the Yukon River Bridge and travel upriver about 5 miles to reach the refuge. Phone 907-456-0440 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your

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