A refuge road with trees lining it.

The Ozark Highlands Auto Tour is a 17 mile tour throughout Mingo National Wildlife Refuge on the west side travelling through upland forests, refuge wilderness area wilderness area
Wilderness areas are places untamed by humans. The Wilderness Act of 1964 allows Congress to designate wilderness areas for protection to ensure that America's pristine wild lands will not disappear. Wilderness areas can be part of national wildlife refuges, national parks, national forests or public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management.

Learn more about wilderness area
, and Monopoly Marsh. Take in the sights and sounds of the refuge during this hike or ask our front desk for a printed guide.