Explore the Refuge with Agents of Discovery


Agents of Discovery is an online platform that allows people to explore Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge in fun interactive challenges and games with a free application. 

There are missions and challenges that you can complete. For missions there are two types: GPS and virtual. GPS missions are triggered by an area and while you need specific pictures or image triggers to complete virtual missions. Hover over the virtual mission section below to download the image triggers. Scroll down to learn more information about each type!

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How to video


If you need help contact Melissa Robell at info.friends.lanwr@gmail.com

GPS Missions
Complete on refuge
Virtual Missions
Complete anywhere

Download Image Triggers for Virtual Missions:


  • Refuge open daily, sunrise to sunset. Entry fees are currently waived.

  • Steve Thompson Wildlife Drive (formerly, Bayside Drive), is now open to hiking and biking only.

  • Buena Vista Road is open. THE SPEED LIMIT IS 25 MPH!

  • Please do not drive or park on the dedicated bicycle lane.

  • Refuge walking and biking trails are open 7 days a week, sunrise to sunset.

  • Visitor Center is closed. Call 956-244-2019 for information.


Federal Mask Mandate on Public Lands

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