Coronavirus (COVID-19) Notice
During the current public health emergency, whenever possible, outdoor recreation sites at national wildlife refuges and national fish hatcheries will remain open to the public. Visitor Centers and other facilities, however, may be closed. Scheduled events may be cancelled. Please follow public health guidelines and avoid congregating. For more information: FWS Coronavirus Response page and call for local conditions.


  • All Campgrounds Closed

    As a public health precaution, all campgrounds are temporarily closed for the safety of staff and visitors.

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    Current Conditions-March 2020

    Hart Mountain-Frenchglen Road is open. All other roads are closed.

    More current conditions

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    Fire Danger

    Fire danger is currently low and there are no public use restrictions in effect.

    Learn More

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    Mega Migration

    Pronghorn are once again on the move. Learn how biologists track and follow the fastest land mammal in North America.

    More about mega migrations

Visit the Refuge

Let's Go Outside

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The refuge is open year-round (weather permitting). There are no entrance fees and overnight camping is allowed (no reservations). Our small visitor center at the Refuge Headquarters isn’t staffed, but is open 24 hours- stop by for more information during your visit.

More about visiting the refuge

Volunteers Needed

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Each summer we seek energetic and motivated volunteers to help us greet visitors, maintain campgrounds, and control weeds.

Get Involved

Directions and Driving Info

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We have driving directions and travel tips to help make your trip to Hart Mountain Refuge safe and enjoyable

Plan Your Visit
Current Events

Hunting on Hart Mountain


Hunting seasons for a limited number of pronghorn, bighorn sheep, and mule deer hunters occur each year from August into November.

Visitor Activities

About the Complex

Sheldon-Hart Mountain Refuge Complex

Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge is managed as part of the Sheldon-Hart Mountain Refuge Complex.

Read more about the complex
About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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