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    Refuge Manager Brian Glaspell to return to Alaska

    June 12, 2019

    National Elk Refuge Manager Brian Glaspell has been named as the new Assistant Regional Director for Refuges in the State of Alaska.


    Annual elk antler auction totals remain strong

    May 28, 2019

    The rain held off until the bitter end of this year's annual elk antler auction, marking the 52nd year elk antlers collected on the Refuge have been sold at a public auction on Jackson's Town Square.


    North 89 pathway to open early for the 2019 season

    April 23, 2019

    The North 89 pathway will open for non-motorized public use this week, days ahead of the scheduled opening on May 1.


    2019 Refuge Road spring access announced

    April 18, 2019

    National Elk Refuge Manager Brian Glaspell has issued a reminder that the wintering wildlife closure on the Refuge Road will be lifted at 12:00 a.m. on May 1.


    North 89 pathway remains closed for public use

    April 18, 2019

    Despite recent warmer weather and snow melt on the North 89 pathway, the multi-use lane paralleling the National Elk Refuge's west boundary remains closed to public use.


    Sleigh ride program reaches record numbers

    April 16, 2019

    The refuge’s most popular seasonal educational program has ended for the year, with a record number of visitors taking a sleigh ride to view wintering elk on the National Elk Refuge.


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