Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we encourage you to:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


Features

  • Visitor Center Closure

    As a public health precaution, the visitor center is temporarily closed.

    Visitor Center Temporary Closure

  • Ozark Highlands Auto Tour

    Ozark Highlands 17-mile Auto Tour is open March-November and closed December-February.

  • Getting Involved at Mingo NWR

    Mingo Swamp Friends

    Get involved with Mingo National Wildlife Refuge through the Mingo Swamp Friends.

    Learn More

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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