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Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, AL

Fish and Wildlife Service

Wheeler NWR, located along the Tennessee River between Huntsville and Decatur, was established in 1938 to provide habitat for wintering and migrating birds. Considered the easternmost Refuge in the Mississippi...[more]

Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge

Address

2700 Refuge Headquarters Road
Decatur, AL 35603
Phone:256-353-7243
Email:wheeler@fws.gov

Directions

Wheeler NWR is located in Decatur, Alabama, about 80 miles north of Birmingham and 30 miles west of Huntsville. From Interstate 65, take exit 334 and travel west on highway 67. The Refuge visitor center is 2 miles on the left and the Refuge headquarters is 2.5 miles on the right.

Activities
  • AUTO TOURING AUTO TOURING
  • BOATING BOATING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE
  • HUNTING HUNTING
  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • VISITOR CENTER VISITOR CENTER
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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