• 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

    Click here to read about winter closures and access regulations in effect on April 30 and May 1.

    Refuge Access Regulations

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    Refuge Photo Gallery

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

    Photo Gallery Link...

  • 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

News & Updates

New Policy on Electric Bikes

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E-bikes are now allowed on the pathways of the National Elk Refuge that connect to Grand Teton National Park.

Press Release

Historic Miller Barn Restoration

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September 8 through October 4, 2019, HistoriCorps, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging volunteers in the rehabilitation of historic structures on publicly accessible lands, in partnership with the National Elk Refuge, is working to restore the 121 year old Historic Miller Barn.

Historic Miller Barn Restoration

Refuge Manager Brian Glaspell to return to Alaska

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Refuge Manager Brian Glaspell has been named as the new Assistant Regional Director for Refuges in the State of Alaska.

Refuge Manager Brian Glaspell to return to Alaska
Archived News Stories

Archived News Stories

Archived News Stories

Read news stories from 2019 along with those from previous years.

Archived News Stories

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.

Learn more about the NWRS