Certain regulations are necessary for the protection of wildlife and wildlife habitat, and for the safety of visitors. Observance of these rules will help make the Refuge a better place for visitors and the wildlife they come to enjoy. The Refuge Manager reserves the right to close all or part of the Refuge to hunting and/or public access at any time. Specific regulations will be posted. The Refuge is also subject to Federal, State, and local laws and regulations.
Please obey the following signs you may encounter at Quivira:
Refuge boundary sign
Vehicle, foot, or any other travel beyond this sign is prohibited.
The area beyond this sign is open to hunting; please consult handouts and maps available at any Quivira kiosk.
No hunting is allowed in the area beyond this sign.
Non-toxic shot is the only type allowed at Quivira.
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The tallest North American bird, and one of the rarest: now numbering about 600 in the world, there were once as few as 16.