Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge

Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge

Address:60911 Hwy 95
Parker, AZ 85344

Phone:928-667-4144
Web: www.fws.gov/southwest/refuges/arizona/billwill.html
Established: 1941.
Location:In western Arizona, between Lake Havasu City and Parker, along the Lower Colorado River Valley.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, viewing sites, auto tour route.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, hunting, bicycling, horseback riding, boating.
Special Features:Refuge is one of only a few places in the world where one can see Saguaro cactus, a cattail stand, and a cottonwood tree together. This unique blend of upland desert, marsh, and desert riparian habitats provides for a diverse array of birds, mammals, and reptiles.
Habitats: 6,105 acres of cattail marshes, open lake, riparian habitat, and desert upland.
Access: Open during daylight hours.
Wild life: More than 275 species of birds, including nesting neotropical birds such as summer tanagers, vermilion flycatchers, and yellow-billed cuckoos. Also rattlesnakes, razorback suckers, bonytail chubs, bighorn sheep and cottontail rabbit.

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