Heat Restrictions Lifted

U.S. Department of the Interior and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

FWS News Release: The Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge (Refuge) issued a Heat Advisory on July 9, 2020, as a result of seasonally hot weather conditions coupled with a series of increasingly complex search and rescue operations for hikes with heat exhaustion. Effective July 20, 2020, the Refuge is lifting those restrictions. Wichita Mountains is open to hiking and other recreational activities consistent with refuge policies and guidance. Read full press release –  Heat Restrictions Rescinded on Refuge Lands.