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
Fall, Winter, and Spring Hours: September 1st through May 31st, Daily – 8am to 4pm. Plan your Visit


Hunting Information


Other Alerts


  • Periodically, the phone lines to the refuge do not function. You may hear a ring, or even get through to the Visitor Center, but then be disconnected. You may try to email us through this web page ("Contact Us" at the bottom of the webpage), or contact us through Facebook messaging. 

  • The Observation Blind and Trail are currently closed. A culvert has collapsed under the parking lot and foot bridge.