Rydell National Wildlife Refuge

Contact Information


  • No entrance fee required.


More Information


  • Rydell NWR is located along U.S. Hwy 2, approximately 60 miles east of East Grand Forks, between Erskine and Mentor, MN. From U.S. Hwy 2 turn south on Polk County Rd 210 and follow for approximately 2.5 miles to the Refuge gate.

Other Date Information

  • Refuge headquarters - open 7:30 am to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. Visitor Center is open year-round, but seasonal hours are subject to change, and are greatly extended during the summer months. Contact Refuge for current hours of operation.

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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