Enjoy views of North America's largest existing mammal, the bison. The refuge's herd includes approximately 650 of these herbivores.
The refuge's rugged landscape is the result of over half a billion years of geologic change and adaptation.
About the NWRS
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
The refuge is working to control feral hogs. To assure public safety, areas including Burma Road, Boulder Trail and Picnic Area, Lost Lake, Elk Mountain, Charon’s Gardens, Sunset, and Post Oak and Treasure Lakes. will be temporarily closed Thursday April 7, 2017 for feral hog control activities. More information on closures
Calling all K-12 grade Oklahoma students... Draw a duck, win great prizes and help conserve wildlife habitat.Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Information on reporting poaching on the Wichita Mountains is available on the Law Enforcement page.Law Enforcement
A schedule of this year's Tours is available.Tour schedule
Their songs are derived from a large syllable repertoire, an order of magnitude greater than that of other vireos.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Bison on spring grass / Randy Jones
Last Updated: Apr 17, 2017