View from the top of the summit - Matt Poole/USFWS.
A Special Use Permit may be required for a variety of refuge uses, including formal group visits (e.g., birding tours, school field trips), research, and commercial filming. All permit requests must be made in writing (via email) at least two weeks ahead of the date of the proposed activity. Send a detailed written request to Include activity description/purpose, date, arrival and departure times, location on refuge where activity is to occur, number of people, and number of vehicles (and where they will be parked).