Plan Your Visit
Hours of Operation
Main entrances open on April 14, 2013.
All state traffic laws apply on Refuge roads. Vehicles operating
on Refuge roads must be
ATV's, ORV's Snowmobiles
ATV and ORV use is prohibited on all Refuge lands. Snowmobiles are allowed only on Olson Creek Road and the Flodell Snow-Park parking area.
Camping is allowed only in designated campgrounds with metal fire
Dispersed Hunting Campsites
Dispersed hunting campsites are open from October 1 through December 31. These are primitive no fee campsites with only a rock fire ring. See map for locations - dispersed sites marked with a small circle.
Hunting seasons open September 1 or later. See our 2013 Hunting Seasons brochure for more information on specific seasons and our Hunting web page for more information..
The Refuge will open for fishing April 27, 2013. See our Fishing web page for more information.
Public Use Opportunities
Birding, fishing, hunting, photography, wildlife observation, camping, hiking, horseback riding, environmental education and interpretation. See our Public Use Info brochure for more information.
Where do you need a Discover Pass? The Discover Pass is required to access state lands and water managed by Washington State Parks, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Washington Department of Natural Resources. These lands include state parks, water access points, heritage sites, wildlife and natural areas, trails and trailheads.
Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge is managed by the Federal Government and a Discover Pass is NOT required for access to the Refuge.