Laws and Regulations


  • For pet and wildlife safety, dogs and other domestic animals are not permitted outside of vehicles anywhere on the refuge.

Motor Vehicles and Bicycles

  • Motor vehicles and bicycles are permitted only on the roads open to public vehicle access.
  • Bicycling is prohibited on all trails.
  • Please park only in designated areas. 


Prohibited Activities

  • Jogging, camping, fires, horseback riding, ATV or ORV use, and cross-country skiing are not allowed on the Refuge.
  • Collecting historical objects or artifacts, rocks, stones or mineral specimens is not permitted.
  • Collecting animals, plants or their parts, such as antlers, berries or mushrooms, is prohibited.


  • Firearms and other weapons are prohibited except as authorized by state law. Firearms are not allowed inside Federal Buildings. Consult the refuge office for further information.