Ding Darling is scheduled to reopen on Oct 1 and is offering an all day free admission to guests.
Tram tours will run thru Tarpon Bay Explorers at the regular price. The full news article is below
BUT, should Congress not pass a budget, the Refuge, a Federally funded facility, will close until a budget is passed. So keep an eye on the Refuge website and the news if you're down next week and plan to visit the Refuge.