Managed Hunt Refuge road closures


During upcoming Managed Hunts, Mingo National Wildlife Refuge will be partially closed to public access on portions of the refuge. The Boardwalk trail, Red Mill Drive and the Public Hunt Area east of Ditch 4 will remain open during the managed hunts. Managed Hunt dates are:

 

November 2-3, 2019: Youth Firearm Deer Hunt- Bluff Road closed west of Boardwalk; Ozark Highlands Auto Tour Closed; Mingo Job Corps and Rabbit Ridge entrances closed

 

November 5-6, 2019: Recovering Soldier Hunt - Bluff road closed west of Ditch 4/Pierman Pond; Ozark Highlands Auto Tour accessible from Mingo Job Corps entrance. 

 

December 7-8, 2019: Managed Deer Hunt (Muzzleloader) - Bluff Road closed west of Boardwalk; Ozark Highlands Auto Tour Closed; Mingo Job Corps and Rabbit Ridge entrances closed

 

The Ozark Highlands Auto Tour will remain closed from December 7 through the end of February after the Managed Muzzleloader Hunt. 

 

Please call the Refuge office at 573.222.3589 Monday-Saturday 8:30 am-4:00 pm with any questions.