Laws and Regulations


For pet and wildlife safety, dogs and other domestic animals are not permitted outside of vehicles anywhere on the refuge.

Motor Vehicles and Bicycles:

Motor vehicles and bicycles are permitted only on the roads open to public vehicle access. Bicycling is prohibited on all trails. Please, park only in designated areas.

Prohibited Activities:

Jogging, camping, fires, horseback riding, ATV or ORV use, and cross-country skiing are not allowed on the Refuge. Collecting historical objects or artifacts, rocks, stones or mineral specimens is not permitted. Collecting animals, plants or their parts, such as antlers, berries or mushrooms, is prohibited.


Firearms and other weapons are prohibited except as authorized by state law. Firearms are not allowed inside Federal Buildings. Consult the refuge office for further information.