Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge


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Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Address:39650 Sand Lake Dr
Columbia, SD 57433

Phone:605-885-6320
Fax:605-885-6333
Web: sandlake.fws.gov
Established: 1935.
Location:Northeast corner of South Dakota.
Facilities:Visitor center, viewing sites, observation tower, hiking trails, auto tour route.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge claims the largest nesting colony of Franklin's gulls in the world.
Habitats: 22,000 acres of marsh, open water, woodlands, grasslands, and croplands.
Access: Open from sunrise to sunset between early April and mid-October.
Wild life: Giant Canada geese, ring-necked pheasants, red foxes, and white-tailed deer.

See other parks in South Dakota.