Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Address:100 Merimac Dr
Newington, NH 03801

Phone:603-431-7511
Web: www.fws.gov/refuges/profiles/index.cfm?id=53570
Established: 1992.
Location:3 miles west of Portsmouth, along the eastern shore of Great Bay in southeastern New Hampshire.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, hiking trails.
Activities:Hiking, hunting.
Special Features:Refuge also administers the Karner blue butterfly easement in Concord, providing habitat for the endangered Karner blue butterfly.
Habitats: 1,054 acres of forested uplands, open grasslands, shrub, fresh water, forested wetlands, and salt marsh.
Access: Year round during daylight hours.
Wild life: Bald eagle, peregrine falcon, common loon, pied-billed grebe, osprey, common tern, northern harrier, as well as black ducks.

See other parks in New Hampshire.
References in periodicals archive ?
The Great Bay National Wildlife Refuge includes a 28-acre (11-ha) easement near Concord, New Hampshire, that has unoccupied Karner blue habitat, according to Michael Amaral, Northeast Regional Senior Endangered Species Specialist with the Service in Concord.