The new fence is up! Pictures

Jan 31, 2018

FOW and Refuge staff have finished the new Prairie Dog Town fence and it is looking good! Here are a few pictures.

New fence at prairie dog town!

Jan 25, 2018

Help rebuild the fence at prairie dog town Thursday January 25, and Friday January 26.  If you are available on any of those days your help will…

Mt. Scott bike and Pedestrian Use

Dec 20, 2017

Changes to the hours and operations for access to Mt. Scott: The narrow and curvy 3- mile scenic road to the summit of Mt. Scott…

Visitor Center Holiday Schedule

Dec 19, 2017

The refuge Visitor Center will be closed Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day. Otherwise it is open daily 9am to 5pm. For…

Detail the vans Thur. Dec 7th 11am

Dec 4, 2017

On Thursday, December 7th anyone who would like to help detail the vans and bus at the Visitor Center should meet there at 11:00 a.m. This project takes about…

Temporary road delays Hwy 49 east of the Meers T

Dec 4, 2017

Between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays through December21st, there will be temporary road delays to protect staff, visitors and visitor vehicles. Read more about…

Areas closed for hunting Dec 12-14, 2017

Dec 1, 2017

Hunting is important to maintain appropriate herd sizes. The first Elk Hunt this year will be December 12-14, 2017. Areas open to the public will be Mt…


Nov 23, 2017

BLACK FRIDAY!!!      As a healthy alternative to shopping, FOW is participating in REI’s #OptOutside Campaign this Black Friday.  Check the FOW Facebook page for…

Stars Over The Wichitas: Nov. 17th, 18th

Nov 11, 2017

Programs are Friday and Saturday evenings. Reservations are taken on the preceding Monday at 580-429-2197. View the night sky with telescope or binoculars. The Wichita Mountains…

Support FOW with

Nov 6, 2017

Shop at to earn donations to FOW for every purchase. The holidays are fast approaching. Soon you will be busy shopping for gifts, decorations, and…