Road Closures/COVID Operations

Road and Trail Closures:

There are currently no temporary road closures.  All roads/gates are opened/closed according to the gate schedule posted on website's "Plan Your Visit" tab.

Updated: 8/2/2021


Operational Changes due to COVID-19:

Regardless of your vaccination status, please wear a mask, practice social distancing, and practice good hygiene when entering the Visitor Center and Observation Building.

Please remember to practice proper social distancing and follow all CDC guidelines while visiting the refuge.  Pack out any litter you might bring with you.

For refuge-related questions, please call (256) 350-6639.

Refuge rules, maps, and trail guides can be accessed on our website ( by clicking the "Visit" tab, and the "Plan Your Visit" tab.

Updated: 8/2/2021