Plan Your Visit


The National Elk Refuge offers numerous opportunities for visitors to explore and connect with the natural world throughout the year.

  • Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center

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    The visitor center is open daily (closed on Thanksgiving & Christmas Day). For more information on operating hours and visitor center activities, please click here. No fee to visit the visitor center.

  • Refuge Road Scenic Drive


    The scenic drive is open year-round. There is no visitor access North of the Twin Creek sub-division from December 1-April 30th. Please read the Refuge Access & Winter Wildlife Viewing page. The Refuge Road is subject to close due to inclement weather and/or conditions. No fee to access the National Elk Refuge.

  • Historic Miller Ranch


    Step back into the late 19th century when you visit this beautiful homestead on the National Elk Refuge. The site is open from late May thru mid-September, 10AM-4PM daily. No fee to visit the site. For more information, please click here.

    Note: The Historic Miller Ranch is closed for the Summer 2021 season. 

  • Visitor Activities


    The National Elk Refuge offers numerous visitor activities year-round. For specific information on Winter Sleigh Rides, please click here. For information on all other visitor activities, please click here. Some visitor activities may require a fee.