Plan Your Visit

Refuge Entrance Sign / USFWS

Welcome to Optima National Wildlife Refuge!

Optima National Wildlife Refuge is a satellite station based out of Washita National Wildlife Refuge. The Washita/Optima National Wildlife Refuge Complex headquarters is open from 7:30am to 4pm on weekdays. This is where the business of the refuge is conducted. Visitors can also pick up brochures, maps and get the latest information on programs and good places to enjoy wildlife.

Headquarters: Located five miles west of Butler, OK on State Highway 33, then one mile north and one-half mile west. The lat/long is 35.649485,-99.279671.
Optima National Wildlife Refuge: Located two miles north of Hardesty and approximately 19 miles east of Guymon, on State Highway 3/Highway 412 in Texas County, Oklahoma.

Enjoying the Refuge
The refuge is open seven days a week, sunrise to sunset. There is no entrance fee. It offers excellent opportunities to enjoy wildlife-dependent recreation, including watching and photographing wildlife and public hunting.

For more information, please contact the refuge.