Directions & DescriptionThe refuge is comprised of 381 acres in two islands, in Kentucky in Lewis County, Manchester Islands 1 and 2 east of Maysville.
Access on the Kentucky side by boat via the boat ramps at Maysville and Vanceburg. On the Ohio side access at Brush Creek Campground off of HWY 52, 3.5 miles west of Rome, Ohio.
Seasonal hunting is permitted on these island with a refuge permit. Contact the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge at 304-375-2923 ext 117 for information. Owned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.