Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge

Salinas River National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Don Edwards San Francisco Bay NWR
PO Box 524
Newark, CA 94560

Phone:510-792-0222
Web: www.fws.gov/pacific/refuges/field/CA_salinas.htm
Established: 1973.
Location:10 miles north of Monterey, California.
Facilities:Trails.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, wildlife observation.
Special Features:Refuge serves as a resting and feeding area for waterfowl, shorebirds, and other water birds.
Habitats: 367 acres of ocean, beach, dunes, grassland, river, lagoon, and salt marsh.
Access: Open during daylight hours.
Wild life: Endangered California brown pelican, Smith's blue butterfly, and the peregrine falcon. Also provides habitat for the rare snowy plover.

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