Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge


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Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge

Address:PO Box 128
Hartford, KS 66854

Phone:620-392-5553
Web: flinthills.fws.gov
Established: 1966.
Location:North of Emporia, Kansas, in the Neosho River Valley.
Facilities:Visitor center, boat ramps, picnic areas, trails, auto tour route.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge lies upstream of John Redmond Reservoir on land owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Habitats: 18,500 acres of native grassland and hardwood timber interspersed with shallow marshes, flooded sloughs, and croplands.
Access: Open daylight hours. Waterfowl and bald eagle management requires that portions of the refuge be closed and that public access be restricted during periods of intensive waterfowl use.
Wild life: Waterfowl, including blue-winged teal, wood ducks, green herons, and snowy egrets. Also provides habitat for beaver, muskrat, coyote, bobcat, and white-tailed deer.

See other parks in Kansas.