Law Enforcement

Protecting wildlife, plants, habitats, and people.

Federal Wildlife Officers work with other Federal, State and County law enforcement personnel to make the Ouray National Wildlife Refuge a better place for wildlife, wildlife habitat, and the visitors who come to experience the Refuge.

Certain regulations are necessary for the protection of wildlife and wildlife habitat as well as the safety of visitors. The Ouray National Wildlife Refuge is subject to Federal, State, and local laws and regulations. 

For emergencies, call 911.  

To report a wildfire, call the Uintah Basin Interagency Fire Center at (435) 789-7021.

For additional information, please visit the Rules and Policies page or consult information leaflets and maps available at the Ouray National Wildlife Refuge headquarters.