Entire Refuge is open from Dec 1 through Mar 15, 2021 for Winter Access. The Auto Tour and Main Dike Road are Currently Closed to Vehicles


Entire Refuge is open from Dec 1 through Mar 15, 2021 for winter access for hiking, bicycling, snowshoeing and cross country skiing.

Visitor Center: currently closed to the public. 

Discovery Trail open for hiking and porta potty available.

Main Dike Rd: currently closed to vehicles for winter but open to bicycling and hiking.

Old Marsh Rd: currently open to hiking and bicycling.

Auto tour off Hwy 49 is currently closed to vehicles for winter but the trails remain open to the public, pit toilets  available.

Refuge remains open for fishing at bank fishing locations (Main Dike Road, Ledge Road, and Peachy Road). 

See maps for more information. 

Please remember to practice social distancing and avoid trails and parking areas that may be experiencing higher visitor use. Stay local, stay safe and enjoy! 

For more information email horicon@fws.gov or call 920-387-2658.