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Rules and Regulations

Rules and Regulations

The top five things you need to know for your visit are:

  1. Refuge trails and boating on Lake Drummond are open daily, sunrise to sunset.
  2. Vehicle access on the refuge is through the Lake Drummond Wildlife Drive. Enter at 3120 Desert Road, Suffolk, VA.  A self-service permit is required and available at the Permit Station, 1/2 mile east of the gate on Railroad Ditch road.
  3. Pets must be leased at all times.
  4. Never attempt to handle or feed wildlife.
  5. Collecting of animals or plants is prohibited.


Download the full list of refuge regulations (pdf)

Last Updated: Apr 06, 2016
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