The use of gasoline powered boat motors is prohibited on all refuge waters. Electric trolling motors may be used outside of the refuge wilderness. Within the refuge 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.