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National Wildlife Refuge System lands offer us all a chance to unplug from the stresses of daily life and reconnect with our natural surroundings. White Horse Hill National Game Preserve offers outstanding opportunities for visitors of all ages and abilities to explore the outdoors. 


Recreational opportunities are available year-round depending on your interest. The most prominent public uses at this refuge are hiking, wildlife observation, photography, and environmental education.

Other Facilities in the Complex

White Horse Hill National Game Preserve is part of the Eastern North Dakota Complex. A National Wildlife Refuge Complex is an administrative grouping of two or more refuges, wetland management districts or other refuge conservation areas that are primarily managed from a central office location. Refuges are grouped into a complex structure structure
Something temporarily or permanently constructed, built, or placed; and constructed of natural or manufactured parts including, but not limited to, a building, shed, cabin, porch, bridge, walkway, stair steps, sign, landing, platform, dock, rack, fence, telecommunication device, antennae, fish cleaning table, satellite dish/mount, or well head.

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because they occur in a similar ecological region, such as a watershed or specific habitat type, and have a related purpose and management needs. Typically, a project leader or complex manager oversees the general management of all refuges within the complex and refuge managers are responsible for operations at specific refuges or wetland management districts. Support staff, may include administrative, law enforcement, refuge manager, biological, and fire, and are centrally located to support all stations within the complex. 

Rules and Policies

To ensure your safety and protect wildlife and habitat, please adhere to the following regulations.


White Horse Hill National Game Preserve
2107 Park DriveSt. Michael,ND58370
Refuge Hours
8 am - Sunset
Visitor Center
Open Daily June-August and occasional weekends
12 pm - 4 pm June-August; Please call to verify current visitor center hours