Upcoming Events

Throughout the year, Parker River National Wildlife Refuge hosts a variety of nature-based programs led by staff, volunteers, and partners. More information about refuge programs can be found by visiting the refuge Facebook page, or calling the main office at (978) 465-5753.

Registration & Capacity

All programs hosted by the Refuge are FREE, but space may be limited. Registration is required for all programs, unless otherwise indicated. Please send an email to parkerriver@fws.gov, write the name of the program on the subject line, and write your first and last name in the body of the email. Your registration is not confirmed unless and until you receive an email from refuge staff. 

Programs conducted in the visitor center auditorium are limited to 75 attendees. Unless indicated otherwise, seats are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Admission of additional attendees will stop when capacity has been reached.

Certain events are hosted by refuge partners under a special use permit. Events hosted by partners may require additional fees and registration requirements, accessed and collected by the partner. See individual event listings for more details.

Program cancellations, whether due to inclement weather or insufficient enrollment, will be communicated via email notification and on the refuge’s Facebook page.