Late summer flood up brings mosquitoes making insect repellent a must. West Nile and Western Equine Encephalitis viruses are present on the refuge.
When driving the levee roads, be mindful of all posted speed limits and closed area signs. Several species of snakes are present on the refuge including western rattlesnakes so please, mind your step especially when walking the levee roads.
If you have any further questions or concerns, please phone the refuge office at 661-725-2767. Literature is also provided in the office as well as the entrance kiosk.