The grounds of Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) remain open from sunrise to sunset for wildlife-dependent recreation, including hiking, biking, fishing, kayaking/canoeing, wildlife observation and wildlife photography. Fees for all U.S. Department of the Interior lands, including Back Bay NWR, are currently waived in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, the Visitor Center is closed until further notice. Please enjoy the refuge grounds responsibly by maintaining adequate social distance and adhering to all refuge regulations. For updates and further information please visit our website at www.fws.gov/refuge/back_bay or Facebook page at www.facebook.com/backbaynwr.