Auto Tour

Drive around the Refuge Auto Tour Route Anyday!
Bear River MBR Map

To reach the self-guided auto tour route, continue west on Forest Street for 12 miles.  The beginning of the auto tour route includes a fishing pier, pavilion, and restrooms which are fully accessible to persons with all abilities.

Visitors may drive or bicycle on a 12 mile auto tour route which starts and ends at the old headquarters site.  Activities are confined to the auto tour route dike.  All other areas on the refuge are closed to public use except during approved hunting seasons.
The Refuge auto tour route is open every day from sunrise to sunset every day of the year. There is an automatic gate that will open and close at sunrise and sunset hours. In the Spring and winter the access road to the refuge may be covered with water or snow please call in advance to check road conditions.  Tour Route may also be closed due to snow or water.

Facts About Auto Tour

Twelve miles out, twelve miles around the loop, and twelve miles back, thirty-six miles of beautiful birding and pristine, wonderful wetlands at any time of year.