Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge offers a variety of special events and outreach activities on and off site throughout the year. Listed below are a few of our annual events. Please check this page periodically for updates, added events, and changes or cancellations.
For directions to Sand Lake NWR see the Contact Us page.
Tour Route/Interior Lands Close for Winter Months - October 14, 2012
Roads, gates, and tour route close to non-hunting public access on October 14th. The headquarters building, observation tower, Columbia Day Use Area (restrooms close), Cuthead Trail, and Migration Point remain open through the winter months.
Walk-in Public Access - February 1, 2013
Interior refuge lands open to walk-in public access on February 1st.
Wildlife Drive Auto Tour Route Open - April 1, 2013
Gates, and roads, including Wildlife Drive auto tour route, open April 1 for the spring, summer, and fall seasons. Roads may close periodically during the seasons due to weather conditions and spring run-off.