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			Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge
	Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Protecting habitat for wildlife along 362 miles of the Ohio River. The Refuge features opportunities for wildlife observation, hunting, fishing and hiking. The visitor center offers year-round educational programs for all ages. Find us on Facebook.

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  • Fishing Area
  • Free Customer Parking
  • Hiking Area
  • Hunting Area
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wildlife Observation

Safari Adventure!

As summer sets in, a wide diversity of wildlife becomes visible on the Refuge, from tiny insects to large mammals! Plants are abundant and in full leaf, and our natural lands are teeming with…

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Little Environmentalist

Come see the world around you in a whole new way! Through indoor and outdoor activities, kids will learn about the environment around the refuge.

Each session will have a different topic…

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Birds Of A Feather

Learn bird calls, bird identification and other avian facts.

All skill levels welcome!

Bring your own binoculars or borrow a pair from us.

Photographers are welcome as well.

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Crafts For Cubs!

Every time will feature a different, unique activity; materials will be provided to make an age-appropriate, nature-themed craft, followed by a reading of a classic children's story such as…

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Wild Ohio!

There's more to this river than meets the eye! The life that thrives below the surface of the Ohio River is hard to see; it's easy to forget the river hosts a diverse community of organisms.…

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It’s In Your Nature!

The Ohio River and the adjacent lands are radiant with complex natural beauty; home to a multitude of insects, plants, amphibians, birds and animals, all of them linked inextricably to create…

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Nature Scout

Kids will be able to learn basic knots, orienteering, identification of animal tracks, and more!

Each session will have a different experience and theme.

This program is geared toward kids…

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Camp Ori!

Each day will have a different “ology,” biology, geology etc. 

Please register by calling 304-375-2923 ext 115 or email by June 30th.

Aimed for 1-8th graders

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3982 Waverly Rd
Williamstown, WV  26187

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