Red Sleep Mountain Drive OPEN!
Red Sleep Mountain Drive is now open for the summer season! Front gate opens at 6:30 a.m. Start Red Sleep by 6:00 p.m.
New Scenic Drive Opportunities
Every Kid in a Park
We invite all fourth graders nationwide to obtain a free entry pass to federal public lands. For information on how, follow the link below.
Every Kid in a Park
Temporary Closure of Red Sleep
Red Sleep Mountain Dr will be closed from Wed Sept 28 through Tues Oct 4 while we move bison. It will reopen through mid-October.
Noteworthy NewsSeptember 13, 2016
The National Bison Range Visitor Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The front gate is open from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Please start the Red Sleep Mtn Drive no later than 6:00 p.m.Operating Hours
About the Complex
Three other National Wildlife Refuges as well as a Wetland Management District can be discovered along with the National Bison Range throughout the Flathead, Mission and Pleasant Valleys.
National Bison Range is managed as part of the National Bison Range Complex.
Learn more about the complex
About the NWRS
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
Visitors and staff having been seen lots of wildlife this summer including Rocky Mountain elk, bighorn sheep, pronghorn, Lewis' woodpecker, black and grizzly bears, and of course lots of plains bison. If you would like to see up to date reports, please our Facebook page for pictures and information. Facebook Page for NBR
All it takes is the sight of red calves dotting the early spring landscape to understand that the Fish and Wildlife Service mission “for future generations” does not just refer to people.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Tick photo by Mat Pound, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org, Cape buffalo photo. ©John Storr, Wikimedia., 2013 Bird Day poster. ©Environment for the Americas
Last Updated: Sep 23, 2016