Facility Rules and Policies

The refuge is open 1⁄2-hour before sunrise until 1⁄2-hour after sunset. This is a carry-in, carry-out facility. Please take all trash with you. Please do not abandon wild or domestic animals on the refuge. Abandoned animals can introduce disease into refuge wildlife populations or prey on native species.

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A national wildlife refuge is typically a contiguous area of land and water managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service  for the conservation and, where appropriate, restoration of fish, wildlife and plant resources and their habitats for the benefit of present and future generations of Americans.

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. Disturbing, destroying or removing vegetation, wildlife or facilities is a crime. Enjoy your visit here. Please respect the land, the wildlife and other visitors. Remember — take only memories or photographs, and leave only footprints.

Domestic Animals

Dogs are permitted on a short handheld leash for the entire visit. Please clean up after your pets. Horses are not permitted.

Motorized vehicles and bicycles

Motorized vehicles and bicycles are restricted to entrance roads and designated parking areas. Bicycles are not permitted on the trails.

Camping and Related Activities

Swimming, camping, fires, or overnight stays are not permitted