Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge


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Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge

Address:973 JC Rd #32
Walden, CO 80480

Phone:970-723-8202
Web: arapaho.fws.gov
Established: 1967.
Location:8 miles south of Walden, Colorado, off Highway 125.
Facilities:Viewing sites, hiking trails, auto tour route (6 miles).
Activities:Fishing, hiking, hunting.
Special Features:The refuge produces about 9,000 ducklings and 150 to 200 goslings each year. When refuge lands are fully acquired and developed, waterfowl production is expected to increase significantly.
Habitats: 24,804 acres of irrigated meadow, sagebrush grasslands, and streams in an intermountain glacial basin.
Access: Open during daylight hours.
Wild life: Mallard, pintail, gadwall, American wigeon, and other ducks. Also provides habitat for sage grouse, coyote, and pronghorn antelope.

See other parks in Colorado.
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