The visitor center is only open Monday-Friday. I went on a Saturday. From the map I picked up, it looked like the only hiking trail was around the lake, which was dried up. About three quarters of the way around the lake bed, the trail disappeared. I found my way back, it wasn't hard to do, by walking over the dried lake bed. Not much shade in the area and I did not see any wildlife. I did see a bunch of thorny plants though. It's good to experience the different National Wildlife Refuges.
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