Rules and Regulations

  • Access to the island is to occur in concert with refuge sponsored public events or by Special Use Permit. 
  • Only authorized wildlife dependent recreation activities may occur. These include: wildlife observation, nature photography, environmental education, and interpretation.  
  • Visitors must stay on designated trails. Pets are prohibited from entering the refuge.   
  • Ensure resources are not impacted from your visit. Avoid disturbance to animals, plants, and natural history items. Collecting and removing any of these items is prohibited.  
  • Searching for and/or collecting artifacts whether on the surface or subsurface (digging) is strictly prohibited. Stiff penalties, even imprisonment, can result from such action.