Trail Closure Dates for 2017 Hunting Season

Trail Closure 2014

Please note that certain trails will be closed for the safety of visitors during hunting periods. Download Visual Closure Calendar (PDF -  33KB)or  2017 Hiking Trail Closures Revised (PDF - 117 KB).


No public use allowed on the above dates due to white-tailed deer hunting in the immediate vicinity.  This program is necessary to maintain the refuge deer population at a level compatible with the refuge’s purpose of protecting habitat for migratory birds.  Your observance of these closures is mandatory. Failure to comply will result in a Notice of Violation being issued.  



Green Point and Germania Trails are not included in these closures.  These trails are in non-hunting areas and are open 365 days a year during daylight hours.  

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