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Rules and Regulations

The J. Clark Salyer NWR kiosk outside the Refuge office near Upham, NDPlease stop by the office headquarters to pick up informational brochures and ask any questions you may have about visiting our refuge.


Refuge Hours: 5:00 am to 10:00 pm daily  

Office Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday-Friday (except federal holidays)  


There are lots of fun, interesting, and educational things you can do on the refuge.  Keep in mind, if an activity is not wildlife related and doesn’t help in the protection or understanding of wildlife or their habitat, there are probably refuge rules governing this activity.  Please check with the refuge management before participating in an activity that could harm the environment or yourself.  There are plenty of activities on J. Clark Salyer NWR for you to enjoy.  Be safe and have fun! 

  • Overnight camping and open fires are prohibited. 
  • For safety reasons, please stay off all water control structures. 
  • Possessing alcohol on the Refuge is prohibited. 
  • Littering is prohibited.  Pack out your trash (including shotgun shell casings) so that the area will remain clean, natural, and enjoyable. 


Last Updated: Oct 23, 2013
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