Enjoy seeing some of North America’s most striking wildlife as you explore this vast landscape.
The refuge encourages visitors to utilize bicycles, an environmentally friendly form of alternative transportation, to enjoy their National Wildlife Refuge.
Hunting is one of the priority recreational uses on National Wildlife Refuges and compatible with the mission of this refuge.
Fishing is allowed in designated areas of the refuge from April 1 through September 30, from one half hour before sunrise to one half hour after sunset.
Frogging for bullfrogs is allowed on the refuge from June 1 through September 30 in areas open to fishing.
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Sandhill cranes move among
several areas throughout the day to feed, rest, and socialize. Social behavior
includes at least ten different types of calls, various threatening postures,
and elaborate dances for everything from joy to courtship.