Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we encourage you to:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


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    Fire Danger is EXTREME

    Due to extremely hot and dry conditions, public use restrictions are in effect until further notice.

    Click here for Public Use Restrictions

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    Mega Migration

    Pronghorn are once again on the move. Learn how biologists track and follow the fastest land mammal in North America.

    More about mega migrations


Bighorn Sheep Management Plan Public Comment Period

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The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is initiating a management plan and environmental impact statement process to address declines in the bighorn sheep herd on Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge. Comments to assist with the development of alternatives may be submitted through June 8, 2020.

Learn More & Comment

Proposed Expansion of Hunting Opportunities

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The comment period for the Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge draft hunting/fishing plan closed on April 30, 2020. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service would like to thank everyone who provided comments. We are currently in the process of reviewing comments. While we are no longer accepting comments, the draft is still available to provide everyone a chance to familiarize themselves with the proposed actions. Please continue to check this site for additional information and decisions on the proposed action. Comments on proposed changes to sport hunting and fishing regulations for the 2020-21 season (, covering all National Wildlife Refuge and Fish Hatcheries nationwide, are being accepted through June 8, 2020.

Draft Hunting Plan & EA

Directions and Driving Info

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We have driving directions and travel tips to help make your trip to Hart Mountain Refuge safe and enjoyable

Plan Your Visit

About the Complex

Sheldon-Hart Mountain Refuge Complex

Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge is managed as part of the Sheldon-Hart Mountain Refuge Complex.

Read more about the complex
About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

Learn more about the NWRS