Laws and Regulations

  • Closed areas: While visiting, please stay on the trails. Obey signs and do not venture into closed areas
  • Pets: Pets are prohibited at the refuge in order to maintain habitat and to minimize disturbances to wildlife. Please plan ahead and do not leave pets in cars, especially on hot days.
  • Biking and Running: The designated trails are for walking only; activities such as running and biking are not allowed at our refuge, in order to minimize human impact on wildlife and create less disturbance.
  • Collecting: Collecting of any kind is not permitted;
  • Wildlife Handling: Do not pick up or handle wildlife under any circumstances. While young animals may appear to be abandoned, there is a high chance that their parents are nearby.
  • Drones: Operating drones on the refuge is not permitted; drones can be disturbing to wildlife.
  • Other Prohibited Activities: No fires, fireworks, fishing or unauthorized hunting at our refuge. Additionally, camping and overnight parking is not permitted.