A smartphone snapping a photo of a bright yellow flower in a grassy field

Whether you wield a smartphone or a zoom lens, you’ll find photo-worthy subjects. The refuge provides enhanced opportunities to photograph wildlife in natural habitats by providing platforms, brochures, interpreters, viewing areas and tour routes. Wildlife photography is a high-priority activity in the refuge system, and we welcome beginning and expert photographers alike! 

Personal and commercial still photography is allowed and does not require a special use permit. Interested in commercial photography? Reference the refuge's rules and policies for additional details.