Rules and Regulations

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Please observe the following rules when visiting our refuge:  

  • Refuge trails and parking lot open at dawn and close at dusk.   
  • Overnight use and parking are prohibited. 
  • Keep in mind that all plants and animals are protected.
  • Additionally, all government property including natural, historic, and archaeological features are protected.    
  • Firearms are prohibited. Carry/Conceal permit holders will abide by state law.     
  • Pets are prohibited. We love all animals; this is for your pet's and wildlife safety.    
  • Off-road vehicles are prohibited. 
  • Bicycles and motorized vehicles are prohibited from hiking trails for their sustainable use. 
  • Please do not litter, and take trash out with you to prevent wildlife conflict issues.
  • Nudity is prohibited.