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  • Winter Sleigh Rides

    Winter Sleigh Rides

    Horse-drawn rides are a popular refuge winter activity. Experience this unique way to visit the refuge.

    Learn more about Sleigh Rides

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    Refuge Photo Gallery

    Enjoy a collection of photographs on the National Elk Refuge photo sharing Flickr site.

    Photo Gallery Link...

  • Historic Miller Ranch

    Historic Miller Ranch

    Enjoy a visit to a historic homestead. The Miller Ranch is open during the summer season.

    Historic Miller Ranch

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    Refuge Access Regulations

    Several new access regulations in 2016 will be in effect on April 30 and May 1.

    Refuge Access Regulations

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    Each May, an antler auction is held on Jackson's Town Square, where antlers collected on the refuge are sold.

    ElkFest and Other Visitor Activities

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions


Learn some key information about the Refuge and your visit to the area.

Find answers here

Archived News

News Stories


Read news stories from this year as well as previous years.

News Archive

Visitor Center

Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center

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The National Elk Refuge manages the interagency visitor center located at 532 N. Cache Street in Jackson, Wyoming.

Jackson Hole & Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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.

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News & Updates

Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Sep 29, 2016
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