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Limited Public Access on the Refuge Oct 2-5, 2014.

 Deer Hunt by Persons with Disabilities at Rice Lake NWR will Limit Public Access Oct. 2 – 5, 2014. 



Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge, McGregor, MN will be holding their 8th annual deer hunt by persons with disabilities Oct. 2 – 5, 2014.  In order to accommodate this special hunt it will be necessary to close the Wildlife Drive to all other users at 12:00 p.m.  The refuge will be open from sunrise until 12 noon for anyone wishing to drive the Wildlife Drive, or access areas open for small game hunting and deer archery hunting.


The only area not affected by the afternoon closures is the southeast area of the refuge located between the Rice River and Rice Lake.  Access to this area will only be from the south by way of Aitkin County Road 4 and Township Road 122.


Anyone needing additional information is encouraged to call the refuge at 218-768-2402.

Last Updated: Aug 12, 2014
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