New York State's largest wildlife refuge! Filled with well-maintained trails and offering a large number of classes, the Iroquois Wildlife Refuge is a haven for animals. It sits in the migratory path of many birds, such as swans and geese. Open all year for a variety of activities including hunting, fishing, canoeing, hiking, cross-country skiing and snow-shoeing. Visit their website for more information on programs and special events.  

Hours of Operation

Mon - Fri: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sat- Sun: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact Us

1101 Casey Road
Basom, NY 14013
P: 585-948-5445

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Upcoming Events

Birding by Car

Apr 20, 2019
Visit numerous birding sites with an experienced birding team!

Wonderous Wildlife Photography

Apr 20, 2019
Learn the basics of taking outdoor photos.

Eagle Watch

Apr 20, 2019
View and learn about our resident bald eagles.

35th Annual Spring Into Nature

Apr 27, 2019
INWR's 35th annual festival celebrating all things nature and conservation related!

Wildflower Walk

May 4, 2019
Spring showers bring May flowers!

Migratory Bird Day Hike

May 11, 2019
Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with INWR.

Wildflower Photography Philosophy

May 18, 2019
In this nature photography session, learn techniques for the wonderful wildflowers.

Canoe Trek

May 19, 2019
Explore the primitive beauty of Oak Orchard Creek.

INWR Youth Fishing Derby

Jun 1, 2019
The annual Youth Fishing Derby is back!