Fall foliage tours


Fall is a great time of year to visit Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge, located on the grounds of the former Jefferson Proving Grounds.

The refuge will be hosting several tours during the month of October for those interested in observing fall colors and seeing other interesting historic features. The tours will include discussions of the natural and cultural history of the refuge.

Tour dates: Friday, October 20th; Monday, October 23rd; and Friday, October 27th. Tours will meet at the refuge office at 8 a.m. and return around 11:30 a.m. Tour sizes are limited and reservations may be made by calling the refuge at (812) 273-0783.