Facility Rules and Policies

Access to the island is to occur in concert with refuge sponsored public events or by Special Use Permit

Only authorized wildlife dependent recreation activities may occur. These include: wildlife observation, nature photography, environmental education, and interpretation.  

Visitors must stay on designated trails. Pets are prohibited from entering the refuge.   

Ensure resources are not impacted from your visit. Avoid disturbance to animals, plants, and natural history items. Collecting and removing any of these items is prohibited.  

Searching for and/or collecting artifacts whether on the surface or subsurface (digging) is strictly prohibited. Stiff penalties, even imprisonment, can result from such action.