Facility status and public activities during the shutdown.

Per the amended shutdown notice, this site has been authorized to operate the specified facilities and previously scheduled events during the shutdown.

Visitor Facilities Hours of Operation

The Wheeler NWR Visitor Center will reopen January 10, 7 days/week, regular hours (9:00am - 5:00pm central).  

Festival of the Cranes
Wheeler NWR, Saturday & Sunday January 12th and 13th, 2019

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For additional information, contact the Visitor Center at 256-350-6639