The Only National Wildlife Refuge Named For A President Is Here In Mississippi And It’s An Unforgettable Adventure
There are national wildlife refuges throughout the U.S. However, there’s only one named for a president, and it is right here in Mississippi! Yep, Mississippi’s Theodore Roosevelt National Wildlife Refuge is the only refuge that bears the name of a former president. That’s not its only noteworthy feature, though. It’s also part of a complex of refuges, making for an easily accessible adventure.
Aside from the refuges mentioned above, the complex includes: Hillside National Wildlife Refuge, Mathews Brake National Wildlife Refuge, Morgan Brake National Wildlife Refuge, Panther Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge, and Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge. It also includes the Bayou Cocodrie National Wildlife Refuge in Louisiana. Want to know more about this national wildlife refuge complex? Check out the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service website. You can also give the complex a call at (662) 839-2638.
So, did you know about the Theodore Roosevelt Wildlife Refuge Complex? Ever visited? If so, what’d you think? Is it a great place for some outdoor fun? Know of another great outdoor destination? Whatever it is, tell us.
Want to know more about the state’s connection to the former president? Plan a visit to Rolling Fork, a charming rural town in Mississippi with close ties to Teddy Roosevelt’s famous bear hunt.