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
Refuge Photo Gallery
Enjoy a collection of photographs on the National Elk Refuge photo sharing Flickr site.
Photo Gallery Link...
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
- January 28, 2015
The refuge will be celebrating a lesser known holiday next month, using the National Day Calendar’s designation of National Toothache Day on February 9 to prompt a program on elk ivory teeth. Elk ivories and illegal wildlife trade to be discussed on February 9
- January 21, 2015
Winter naturalists at the refuge will wrap up their month–long lineup of birding programs next week, moving full steam ahead with a variety of programs in February. Included in the programming is a full moon refuge walk.National Elk Refuge offers fun lineup of February programs
- January 13, 2015
National Elk Refuge managers have determined that available forage on the refuge will decline to levels where supplemental feeding of elk and bison will be necessary beginning on Monday, January 19. Refuge announces supplemental feeding start date
- January 08, 2015
National Elk Refuge and Wyoming Game & Fish Department biologists have been closely monitoring forage over the past few weeks to measure the amount of plant material available to wintering elk and bison. Results of recent forage sampling available
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: Jan 28, 2015