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  • Refuge open daily, sunrise to sunset. Use self-pay station outside the Visitor Center if Visitor Center is closed.  $3 per vehicle entrance fee.

  • Bayside Drive, the refuge's 14 mile auto tour loop, is temporarily CLOSED to private vehicle traffic, bicycles, and pedestrians to protect endangered ocelots.  

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

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

  • Visitor Center is open 8 AM to 4 PM, Thursday through Monday. Call 956 748-3607, ext. 111 for information.

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Photograph of Ocelot Kitten at Laguna Atascosa NWR


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