Facility Rules and Policies

For the protection of wildlife, habitat, and other visitors, please observe the following regulations:

  • Vehicles and bicycles must stay on public designated roads and must not drive around or block gates.
  • Plants, animals, artifacts, and other natural materials are protected and may not be disturbed.
  • Dogs must be leashed (with the exception of when hunting).

The following activities are prohibited on the Refuge:

  • Horseback riding
  • Camping
  • Fires
  • Recreational water sports, with the exception of canoeing or kayaking on designated trails.
  • Use of all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, and all other off-road vehicles.
  • Unmanned aircraft systems, including drones
  • Trail or game cameras
  • Possessing alcohol on the Refuge is prohibited. 
  • For safety reasons, please stay off all water control structures.
  • Littering.  Pack out your trash (including shotgun shell casings) so that the area will remain clean, natural, and enjoyable.