at the edge of Lake Lowell, the refuge Visitor Center is the best
place to start your visit to Deer Flat. Visit the Virtual
Visitor Center for a preview.
Call ahead to schedule
a short educational program for
your visiting group, or request one of our many videos when you
The Visitor Center is open weekdays from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00
P.M. and Saturdays from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., except on Federal
holidays. Organized groups can be accommodated at other times by
making special arrangements with refuge staff.
To get to the visitor center:
- Take Exit 33A (west-bound)
or Exit 33 (east-bound) off of I-84.
- After exiting the
freeway, head west on Highway 55/Karcher Road.
- Follow Karcher Road
about 3.5 miles to Lake Avenue.
- Turn left onto Lake
Avenue and drive about 2.5 miles to the stop sign at Roosevelt
- Turn right onto Roosevelt
- At Indiana Avenue
at the top of the hill, turn left into the refuge and follow the
road to the Visitor Center