About Us. Mingo National Wildlife Refuge consists of 21,592 acres of bottomland hardwood forest, cypress-tupelo swamp, marsh and upland forest ecosystems. The refuge is managed for wildlife habitat and people.
The Mingo National Wildlife Refuge is a 21,676-acre (87.7-km 2) National Wildlife Refuge located in northwestern Stoddard and southeastern Wayne counties in Missouri. Its southwesternmost portion lies on the shores of Lake Wappapello .
Mingo National Wildlife Refuge. (573) 222-3589. 24279 MO-51 Puxico, MO 63960. Mingo National Wildlife Refuge is located in Stoddard and Wayne Counties in southeast Missouri. The visitor center is located 1.5 miles north of the town of Puxico on State Highway 51/MO-51.
24279 State Highway 51. Puxico, Missouri 63960. Email: Located in the upper end of the lower Mississippi River valley, Mingo National Wildlife Refuge, at 21,676 acres, is the only large remnant of bottomland hardwoods remaining out of an original 2 1/2 million acres in the Missouri bootheel.
Mingo National Wildlife Refuge is located in southeast Missouri in Stoddard and Wayne Counties. Visitors can stop by the Visitor Center located 1 mile north of Puxico off Highway 51 at 24279 State Highway 51, Puxico. The Visitor Center is open Monday through Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m from March through November.
The Mingo Headquarters and Visitor Center serves as a place for visitors to learn about and enjoy Mingo National Wildlife Refuge. The building includes a multipurpose room, exhibits, bookstore, staff offices and storage. Surrounding the building are accessible trails and an observation area.
Hiking, backpacking, fishing, wildlife observation, environmental education and interpretation are allowed, as well as biological research as approved through refuge management. Managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Call or see the website for hours and entry costs.
The hunting regulations specific to Mingo National Wildlife Refuge are set forth in Title 50, Code of Federal Regulations. Individuals using the refuge are subject to inspections of permits, licenses, hunting equipment, bag limits, boats, vehicles, and their contents by refuge and state oficers.
Help & Support. Explore Mingo National Wildlife Refuge in Missouri with Recreation.gov. The refuge contains 21,592 acres and lies in a basin formed in an ancient abandoned channel of the Mississippi River. Mingo National Wildlife Refuge also contai.
The Refuge. Mingo National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1944 under the authority of . the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to serve as a resting and wintering area for migratory waterfowl and to protect the bottomland hardwood forest in the Mingo Basin. The 21,592-acre refuge consists of 15,000 acres of bottomland hardwood forest, 5,000 acres