Road Closures


Ozark Highlands Auto Tour Partial Closure
 
Because of high water on Ditch 3, a portion of the Ozark Highlands Auto Tour is closed. Visitors must exit at Rabbit Ridge/County Road 518 between May Pond and the Monopoly Marsh overlook to Highway Z. The Auto Tour will close completely from December 7-February 29 because winter road conditions can make portions of the route unsafe to drive. 
 
 
Managed Hunt Closure
 
During 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.
 
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
 
 
Please call the Refuge office at 573.222.3589 Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:00 pm with any questions. 
 
updated 12/2/19