Here, volunteers are available to provide you with a map and will let you know what is happening on the refuge. Displays in the visitor center explain habitat management and introduce you to the wildlife that call the refuge home. A nature store with field guides, checklists, and nature themed gifts will help enhance your visit. The attached headquarters offices are where the business of the refuge is conducted. Accessible restroom facilities are located in the building to the west, and are open concurrently with the visitor center.
*The visitor center is closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day and the Fourth of July and on Tuesday and Wednesdays during June, July, and August. The Visitor Center may close early on the day before the above and other federal holidays. Please call the visitor center to learn of other closures. The auto tour loop remains open with associated fees..
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Sandhill cranes move among
several areas throughout the day to feed, rest, and socialize. Social behavior
includes at least ten different types of calls, various threatening postures,
and elaborate dances for everything from joy to courtship.