Refuge Permits

Photography at Mingo National Wildlife Refuge
  • Special Use Permits

    Special Use Permits are required for compatible secondary uses such as research, commercial still and video photography, use of refuge photography blinds, and other related activities. Contact the refuge office for more information at 573-222-3589.

  • Entrance Permits

    Entrance permits are required year-round for entering the refuge. The permits are available at the Refuge Visitor Center. For each vehicle, you need one of the following:

    • Daily Permit ($3.00; also available at the entrance kiosks)
    • Mingo Specific Annual Pass ($12.00)
    • Federal Duck Stamp ($25.00)
    • Interagency Annual Pass ($80.00)
    • Interagency Annual Senior Pass ($20.00) for U.S. citizen 62 years of age or older
    • Interagency Lifetime Senior Pass ($80.00) for U.S. citizen 62 years of age or older
    • Interagency Access Pass (free) for U.S. citizen with a permanent disability
    • Interagency Annual Military Pass (free) for active Military and their dependent(s)
    • Every Kid Outdoors Pass (free) for 4th Graders

     

    Commercial Vans and Buses:

    • 1-24 people: $15.00
    • 25+ people: $25.00