Refuge Photo Gallery
Enjoy a collection of photographs on the National Elk Refuge photo sharing Flickr site.
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Winter Sleigh Rides
Horse-drawn rides are a popular refuge winter activity. Experience this unique way to visit the refuge.
Learn more about Sleigh Rides
Each May, an antler auction is held on Jackson's Town Square, where antlers collected on the refuge are sold.
ElkFest and Other Visitor Activities
Historic Miller Ranch
Enjoy a visit to a historic homestead. The Miller Ranch is open during the summer season.
Historic Miller Ranch
Frequently Asked Questions
Learn some key information about the refuge and your visit to the area.Find answers here
Read news stories from 2014 as well as news from previous years.News Archive
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
Learn more about the NWRS
News & Updates
- November 20, 2014
Wildlife viewers are asked to respect all closures in and around the National Elk Refuge this winter season. Repeated disturbance throughout the winter from people walking into a closed area can impact an animal’s health and survival.
Refuge winter travel restrictions announced
- November 16, 2014
Motorists driving on Highway 26 / 89 / 191 north of Jackson, Wyoming are urged to be especially vigilant this week while traveling between the hours of dusk to dawn due to the presence of wildlife.Motorists urged to use caution
- October 16, 2014
The National Elk Refuge completed a summary of the 2014 trumpeter swan nesting season this week, bringing with it good news regarding nesting pairs on the refuge. Trumpeter swan survey results summarized
- October 12, 2014
A special exhibit is on display at the visitor center to celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week and help visitors understand the National Elk Refuge's unique role in the Jackson Hole valley.Public invited to celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week
Elk aren't the only species of wildlife you may see on the National Elk Refuge.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Nov 19, 2014