& McPherson State Fishing Lake
Maxwell Wildlife​ Refuge


  • Adults: $10.00
  • Children 11 and under $5.00

Educational Groups $5.00 per person.

  • Includes Scouts, Schools, 4-H, etc.

Fees are used to support, improve, and expand services at the refuge.


Take one of our tours and see bison up close and personal. Tours are available year-round by reservation. Ask about tailored tours for family reunions, conventions, students and other groups.

You'll Board our modern day "covered wagon" (tram) for a prairie adventure on the 2,800-acre refuge. Enjoy a unique experience with bison, elk, wildflowers, and birds.

Call (620) 628-4455 or e-mail friendsofmaxwell@yahoo.com for information and reservations.

The Friends of Maxwell is a non-profit 501c3 organization staffed by volunteers from all areas of Kansas. Donations are tax deductible. Receipts available upon request.