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    Refuge Gallery

    Enjoy a selection of refuge photographs from photographer Stephanie Pluscht.

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    Support the Friends Group!

    The non-profit group helps lead educational programs, promotes awareness, and so much more!

    Friends of Bon Secour Naional Wildlife Refuge

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    Sea Turtle Nesting Season

    Sea turtles nest at the refuge from June through October. Learn more about these fascinating reptiles and nesting statistics.

    Learn more about the Loggerhead Sea Turtle

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    Every Kid in a Park

    The "Every Kid in a Park" initiative provides all fourth graders and their families free admission to public lands.

    Every Kid in a Park FAQ's

Refuge News

Refuge Pet Policy

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Why can't I bring my pet to Bon Secour Refuge? Find out more by reading our pet policy.

Pet Policy

Sea Turtle Nesting Season

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Thousands of sea turtle hatchlings take their first steps right here on Gulf Coast beaches!

Learn more about the loggerhead sea turtle

Discovery Pack

Discovery pack

Nature discovery packs are available for checkout, for free at the refuge office. Just leave an i.d. card with the front desk, and return it when you have finished. The packs are a fun way for families to look closer and explore while hiking on your favorite trail. They contain binoculars, a magnifying glass, field guides, journal, bird identifier, and more! Best for ages 4 and up.

Take A Hike!

Centennial Trail Boardwalk

Discover nature by exploring Bon Secour NWR trails!

Did You Know?

Alabama Beach Mouse

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Did you know that the Alabama Beach Mouse is an endangered species that can be found only on the Alabama coast?

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About the Complex

Gulf Coast Complex

Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Gulf Coast Complex.

Read more about the complex
About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

Learn more about the NWRS