Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
Although most refuge lands and outdoor spaces have remained open for the public to enjoy, we encourage you to:

  • Check local conditions on this website and call ahead for current information
  • Follow current CDC safe practices by maintaining a safe distance between yourself and other groups
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Cover your mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze
  • Most importantly, stay home if you feel sick


Features

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North American Bison

Bison, also known as buffalo, once numbered in the tens of millions and roamed freely across the Great Plains

What's Happening at The Hill!

Visitor Center Hours

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Hours vary by season please call the visitor center for a recording of currently scheduled hours.

Auto Tour Route and Hiking Trail Access

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White Horse Hill National Game Preserve is open 8 am to sunset year round. The auto tour route is open May through September. Access to the visitor center parking lot, outdoor restroom, and hiking trails is available year round.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Join us the second and fourth Saturday in January, February and March 2020 for snowshoeing from Noon-4pm (weather permitting). Free snowshoe checkout will available at the visitor center.

About the Complex

Devils Lake Wetland Management District

White Horse Hill National Game Preserve is managed as part of the Devils Lake Wetland Management District.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America's fish, wildlife, and plants.

Learn more about the NWRS