Facility Rules and Policies

Sporthunting is permitted on the refuge in accordance with all state and federal regulations. Hunters should consult the Idaho state hunting regulations. Approved non-toxic shot is required.  Special refuge regulations may also apply, contact the manager for more information.

Firearms and other weapons are subject to state law. At all times, persons possessing, transporting, or carrying firearms on the refuge must comply with all provisions of state law. Firearms may only be discharged in accordance with refuge hunting regulations, i.e., only during the lawful pursuit of game during legal seasons.

Other prohibitions on the refuge are off-road vehicles, and collecting of plants, animals, minerals, antlers and artifacts.

There are lots of fun, interesting, and educational things you can do on the refuge.  Keep in mind, if an activity is not wildlife related and doesn’t help in the protection or understanding of wildlife or their habitat, there are probably refuge rules governing this activity.  Please check with the refuge management before participating in an activity that could harm the environment or yourself.   Be safe and have fun!