Come to the lake and see the huge flock of wintering geese at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge! Go for a hike, have a picnic and be sure to stop by the Visitor Center for information and visitor services such as maps, free wildlife guides and binoculars-for-loan. Itís a great free way to spend the day with the family. Note: please stay in your car or on the trails when viewing geese. Going into the fields or chasing geese can result in a ticket for harassment of wildlife.
Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge is located at 6465 Refuge Road, Sherman. The Refuge offers over 11,000 acres of wildlife habitat, with five hiking trails, picnic areas, boating, fishing and more. The phone number is 903 786 2826.
The Visitor Center at Hagerman is open Monday through Friday, 7:30 am Ė 4:00 pm, on Saturday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, and from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, on Sunday; The Refuge Office and Visitor Center are closed most federal holidays, however, Refuge lands are open daily from sunrise to sunset unless otherwise posted. For more information, call the Refuge, 903 786 2826, or see fws.gov/refuge/Hagerman or friendsofhagerman.com