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  • Passes

    DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge is a federal fee area and a valid entry permit is required to enter the refuge or travel on roads in the refuge. Daily entrance fees are $3.00 per vehicle. Fees are collected at the visitor center or self-service fee stations at entrances. Other valid entrance permits include: The DeSoto Refuge annual pass ($15.00), Federal Duck Stamp, and Federal Recreational Lands Passes including the Annual, Senior, Access, Military or Volunteer. 

  • Your Fee Dollars at Work

    Blair/DeSoto Curriculum Guide

    Entrance fees are used for projects to enhance the visitor experience on the refuge. Fee money has funded a variety of projects including signs, brochure and educational materials. The recently completed Junior Refuge Manager Activity booklet is a great example of your fee dollars at work. Other recently completed or in progress projects include the Blair Community Schools/DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge Environmental Education Curriculum Guide, new kiosk signs for DeSoto and Boyer Chute, printing for the refuge regulations brochure, emergency supplies needed for Bertrand Museum evacuation, new tracking spreadsheets for visitation statistics and an updated bird brochure.


  • Permits

    Permits are required for certain activities on the refuge. These include hunting and woodcutting. Contact refuge office for more information.

  • Hunting

    For more information on hunting permits, click here to view our hunting page.

Last Updated: Dec 07, 2012
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