Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge was established in 1997 to conserve, protect and enhance the abundance and diversity of native plant, fish and wildlife species and the ecosystems on which...[more]
Silvio O. Conte National Wildlife Refuge
Driving directions: Headquarters: Take Massachusetts Route 116 north from its intersection with Route 9 in Hadley, Massachusetts. After passing Annie's Garden Center, Bub's Barbeque, and a gas station on the right, take the next road to the right (E. Plumtree Road). Go down the road and turn in at the third building on the right. A large brown sign identifies this building as the Connecticut River Resource Center. Great Falls Discovery Center: Take Interstate 91to Exit 27 in Massachusetts. Take Route 2 east. Turn right at the second light and cross the bridge. The Discovery Center is in the first building to the right. Headquarters is in the Crocker Building, third building on the right. Conte Refuge Education Center at the Montshire Museum of Science: In Vermont, take Interstate 91 to Exit 13. Turn toward Hanover, New Hampshire. Look to the right for signs at entrance driveway just past the interstate overpass and exit ramp. Great North Woods Interpretive Center: From Colebrook, New Hampshire, drive north on Route 3 for 3 miles. The center is on the right. Nulhegan Basin Division: In Vermont, on Route 105 between Island Pond and Bloomfield. Headquarters is a red building on the north side of the road. Enter refuge roads at Stone Dam Road, also on the north side of the road.
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