Front Gate Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.Red Sleep Mountain Drive open for the season. Visitors should plan to start Red Sleep by 6:00 p.m. so as to finish before the Front Gate closes for the evening. Please note, gate times will change frequently as days get shorter. Please check back for current times.
To promote wildlife viewing along Mission Creek, the Winter Drive is open to two-way traffic after Labor Day.
The Refuge closes to all public use at night.
CURRENT - Summer Hours (mid-May to mid-October):Daily (includes weekends and holidays) - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Winter Hours (mid-October to mid-May):Open daily about 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
We make every effort to keep these dates and times up-to-date but unforeseen events, such as winter weather or road damage, may cause changes or closures. For more information, please contact the National Bison Range office at 406-644-2211, extension 0.
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