Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge


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Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

Address:HCR 70 Box 610-Z
Amargosa Valley, NV 89020

Phone:775-372-5435
Fax:775-372-5436
Web: www.fws.gov/desertcomplex/ashmeadows
Established: 1984.
Location:90 miles northwest of Las Vegas.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, viewing sites, boardwalk, picnic areas.
Activities:Swimming, wildlife watching, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Set aside primarily for the protection and recovery of endangered fishes and plants, the refuge provides habitat for 24 species of plants and animals found nowhere else on earth.
Habitats: Desert oasis: 23,000 acres of alkaline Mohave desert interspersed with several free-flowing natural springs, outflow channels, and associated wetland habitat.
Access: Open during daylight hours.
Wild life: Endangered Ash Meadows Amargosa pupfish, Warm Springs pupfish, Devil's Hole pupfish, and Ash Meadows speckled dace; blacktail jackrabbit, chuckwalla lizards.

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