LAKEVIEW, — Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge has announced temporary closures on Hart Mountain Grade Road for periods between Sept. 22 through Nov. 18.

Hart Mountain Grade Road will be closed to all traffic from Sept. 22-30. During this time, visitors will not be able to access the refuge via Hart Mountain Grade Road. Visitor access will remain open to visitors via Frenchglen Road. Backcountry access is also open via South Boundary Road at the refuge entrance at Jacob’s Reservoir; however, this access is remote and requires a four-wheel drive vehicle with high clearance.