Crescent Lake National Wildlife Refuge


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Crescent Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Address:10630 Rd 181
Ellsworth, NE 69340

Phone:308-762-4893
Web: crescentlake.fws.gov/crescentlake
Established: 1931.
Location:28 miles from Oshkosh in the Nebraska panhandle.
Facilities:Trails, auto tour route, photo blind.
Activities:Fishing, ice fishing, hiking, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Nebraska's sandhills are the largest continuous dune area in America and offer evidence that the land was once the shore of an ancient sea.
Habitats: 45,818 acres of rolling sandhills, grasslands, and lakes.
Access: Open year round during daylight hours.
Wild life: Waterfowl, shorebirds, bald eagles, raccoon, striped skunk, pronghorn, eastern cottontail, mule and white-tailed deer.

See other parks in Nebraska.