Wildlife Observation and Photography
The refuge provides excellent opportunities to view and photograph wildlife throughout the year. If you drive on the refuge roads, chances are good that you will see a rich diversity of animal life.
The Wildlife Viewing Route winds past ponds, marshes and fields. It offers a representative view of the refuge wildlife and habitats.
Visitors may hike on roads year-round. Hiking is also permitted off roads anytime EXCEPT March 1-July 15.
The accessible walking trail is open March 15 - September 20.
Skiing and Snowshoeing
Visitors are welcome to snowshoe or cross-country ski in the refuge. Use areas and dates are the same as those for hiking (see above).
Hunting is permitted only in areas designated on the map in this brochure.
Fires, boating, fishing, camping, and collecting natural objects such as plants, animals, minerals, antlers, and objects of antiquity (including Indian artifacts) are prohibited.
The nearest camping facility is a commercial campground in Roberts, 20 miles south. There are also campgrounds in Targhee National Forest, about 40 miles north. There is a small general store in Hamer, and the nearest towns with motels and restaurants are Dubois, Idaho Falls, and Rexburg.