Campgrounds  on the refuge are now open. However you will find that the bathrooms are still closed. We know this is not the ideal situation but it is what we can do now with our limited staffing.
You are responsible for proper disposal of human waste. If you do not have a self contained unit we ask that at a minimum bring a shovel and go out into the forest a few hundred yards. If campgrounds become a health issue they could be closed. Please do not construct latrines onsite. We are also asking that you avoid large camp gatherings. Please camp in small groups or a family unit.
Thanks for your understanding and hopefully we will be able to open everything up in the near future.

Our staff is available by phone at 509-684-8384 Monday – Friday from 7:30am to 4:00pm.

Thank you for visiting!

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Elk Herd on the Refuge

Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except the best. -Henry van Dyke 


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