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Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife
Open from 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday excluding Federal Holidays. Here, refuge staff and volunteers are available to provide you with maps, brochures and checklists and let you know what's happening on the refuge. This is also where the business of the refuge is conducted. Please note, the entrance gate is timed to open and close automatically just before and just after regular business hours.
Free of charge, seven days a week from sunrise to sunset, you can enjoy the Warbler Vista Unit, Doeskin Ranch and the Shin Oak Observation Deck. This is where you can enjoy wildlife-related activities, including wildlife watching, hiking, and photography. Enjoy your public lands!
Special Events and Activities:
The refuge offers many exciting special events and activities! Check out the Events Calendar, Environmental Education and For Educator pages for fun things to do.