Rules and Regulations




  • Refuge trails and the Wildlife Drive are open from sunrise to sunset.
  • Dogs, horses and other pets are not allowed.
  • Boating is allowed only on navigable waterways flowing through the refuge.
  • Obey posted “Closed Area” and “Refuge Boundary” signs.
  • Collecting, removing, or damaging artifacts, plants or animals, including insects is prohibited.
  • Stay on established roads and trails.
  • Boat access into the marsh and pool units of the refuge is not allowed.
  • Overnight mooring of watercraft is prohibited in all areas of the refuge.
  • Snowmobiles, ATV's, and other motorized vehicles are not allowed within the refuge boundaries.
  • Camping is not permitted.
  • Open fires are not permitted.
  • Possession or use of fireworks or explosives is not permitted.
  • Spotlighting wildlife is not permitted at any time.
  • Possession or use of alcohol is not permitted.
  • Please take all litter with you.