Let's Go Outside

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The refuge is open year-round. There are no entrance fees and overnight camping is allowed (no reservations). The Refuge Headquarters in Virgin Valley is not regularly staffed, so please call us in advance for more information before you visit.

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Directions and Driving Info

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We have driving directions and travel tips to help make your trip to Sheldon Refuge safe and enjoyable.

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Volunteer Campground Hosts Needed

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Volunteers needed for 2017 and 2018! Each year we seek energetic and self-sufficient volunteer to stay at the Virgin Valley Campground, greet visitors, and help us with upkeep of Virgin Valley and other campgrounds throughout the Refuge.

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About the Complex

Sheldon-Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex

Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Sheldon-Hart Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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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.

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