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  • Winter Sleigh Rides

    Winter Sleigh Rides

    Horse-drawn rides are a popular refuge winter activity. Experience this unique way to visit the refuge.

    Learn more about Sleigh Rides

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    Refuge Photo Gallery

    Enjoy a collection of photographs on the National Elk Refuge photo sharing Flickr site.

    Photo Gallery Link...

  • Historic Miller Ranch

    Historic Miller Ranch

    Enjoy a visit to a historic homestead. The Miller Ranch is open during the summer season.

    Historic Miller Ranch

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    Refuge Access Regulations

    Several new access regulations in 2016 will be in effect on April 30 and May 1.

    Refuge Access Regulations

  • ElkFest Rotator


    Each May, an antler auction is held on Jackson's Town Square, where antlers collected on the refuge are sold.

    ElkFest and Other Visitor Activities

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions


Find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions at the National Elk Refuge.

Frequently Asked Questions

Archived News Stories

Archived News Stories

Archived News Stories

Read news stories from 2016 along with those from previous years.

Archived News Stories

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.

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News & Updates

Last Updated: Oct 20, 2016
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