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Bison herd, with animals facing viewer, with snow capped Mission Mountains behind them.  Photo by Pat Jamieson, USFWSWinter Season at the Bison Range - October 2015 to May 2016

FALL Times and Dates

Red Sleep Mountain Drive closes for the season after Monday, October 12.  It is closed for the Winter Season starting Tuesday, October 13.  The Winter Drive will remain open daily, weather and road conditions permitting.


Front Gate Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
All Scenic Drives open for the season.  Follow link for information about new routes and restrictions. 


Please note, gate times will change frequently as days get shorter towards the end of summer.  Please check back for current times.

The Refuge closes to all public use at night.

Visitor Center CURRENT HOURS - (Winter Hours)

Open Monday to Thursday - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. CLOSED Fridays, weekends and Federal Holidays.

The scenic drives are open daily, weather and road conditions permitting.     

Be a safe and courteous driver and obey all posted signs.    

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.  

Last Updated: Oct 09, 2015
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