Features

  • Two mule deer bucks bedded in snow during snow storm.  Photo by NBR volunteer Dave Fitzpatrick.

    Bison Range now on Winter Schedule

    The Bison Range is now on Winter hours with the Winter Drive open daily, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., weather and road conditions permitting.

    Operating Hours

  • Two white trumpeter swans in flight against blue sky.  Photo by Dave Fitzpatrick, Volunteer, USFWS

    Visitor Center CLOSED for Winter

    The Visitor Center will be CLOSED through the Winter. The Winter Drive will be open daily.

    Operating Hours

  • Yellow green and blue logo of Every Kin in a Park program, with tree, bird and children silhouettes.

    Every Kid in a Park

    We invite all fourth graders nationwide to obtain a free entry pass to federal public lands. For information on how, follow the link below.

    Every Kid in a Park

Wild Happenings

National Bison Range Complex CCP planning website

The Service is developing comprehensive conservation plans (CCP) for the National Bison Range Complex

Planning Site

Wildlife Sightings

Picture of bighorn sheep on green hillside on National Bison Range. Most sheep are males or rams and have large curling horns. There are about 10 sheep in the photo.

Visitors and staff having been seen lots of wildlife this summer including Rocky Mountain elk, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, Lewis' woodpecker, black and grizzly bears, and of course lots of plains bison. If you would like to see up to date reports, please our Facebook page for pictures and information.

Facebook Page for NBR
Noteworthy News

IMPORTANT NEWS!

 A young bison calf, only a few days old, stands in front of its mother, its rusty red baby coat contrasting with the female’s dark brown hide. Photo taken on April 18, 2014 by Dave Fitzpatrick, Volunteer, NBR/USFWS

The National Bison Range Complex Is beginning the process to develop comprehensive conservation plans to guide all management activities and programs of the national wildlife refuges and wetland management districts of the Complex. For further information on the planning process, the upcoming public meetings, and how you may become involved in this important planning effort, please follow this link to the National Bison Range Complex planning website.

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About the Complex

National Bison Range Complex

National Bison Range National Bison Range is managed as part of the National Bison Range Complex.

Read more about the complex
About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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