Tour Schedule

Tour Schedule - Public Interpretive Programs

These programs are intended for individuals and family groups.  Reservations are limited to one family (up to six individuals) per telephone call.  Children must be at least eight years old.  Restrooms are not available on the tours.  Wheelchair access is available if requested at time of reservation.

Refuge tours are dependent upon wildlife and weather conditions.  They may be cancelled or modified if adverse conditions exist.  Program dates are tentative as of 1/1/19.  Reservations are required.

Reservations will be retained until 10 minutes before each program.  After that time, stand-bys will be accepted. If the bus seating is filled after accepting stand-bys, late arrivals with reservations will not be able to participate in the program.

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For reservations call (580) 429-2197, weekdays from 9 am to 5:00 pm, starting on the reservation dates indicated.

The 2019 Tour Calendar

Tour ScheduleReservationsDepartNotes
Historical Sites TourMarch 2, 9
Sat. 1:30 pm
begins
2/25/19
Visitor Center Bus tour
Learn the history
Geology Hike

April 6, 13, 20
Sat. 9 am
begins
4/1/19
Visitor CenterModerate hike
Wildflower Walk

May 11, 18 & June 1
Sat. 10 am
begins
5/6/19
Visitor CenterBus tour and moderate hike
Wildlife Tour

June 8, *15, 22
Sat. 5:30 p.m.

*June 15 tour ONLY: 6:30 am
begins
6/3/19
Visitor CenterBus tour
Bugling Elk Tour


Sept. 8, *14, 15, 21, 22, *28, 29
Sept. Tours: 5:30 pm

Oct. 5, 6, *12, 13, 19
Oct. Tours: 5 pm

*Sept. 14, 28 & Oct. 12 Tours ONLY: 6:30 am
begins
9/2/19
Visitor CenterBus tour
Experience the elk rutting season
Fall Foliage Walk

Nov. 9, 16, 23
Sat. 10 am
begins
11/4/18
Visitor CenterBus tour and moderately strenuous hike