Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge


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Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Oregon Coast NWR Complex
2127 SE Marine Science Dr
Newport, OR 97365

Phone:541-867-4550
Web: oregoncoast.fws.gov/siletzbay
Established: 1991.
Location:Just south of Lincoln City, Oregon.
Facilities:None.
Special Features:The primary ecological goal of the refuge is to allow the salt marsh to return to its natural tidally-influenced state.
Habitats: More than 500 acres of coastal habitats including salt marsh, brackish marsh, tidal sloughs, mudflats, and coniferous and deciduous forestland.
Access: Closed to the public, but wildlife can be viewed from the highway.
Wild life: Coho and chinook salmon, steelhead and cutthroat trout. Also provides habitat for bald eagles, red-tailed hawk, osprey, great blue herons, and great egrets.

See other parks in Oregon.
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Fish and Wildlife: The season's final guided kayak/canoe tour of the Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge, 5:30 p.
S Fish and Wildlife Service has scheduled 12 guided canoe and kayak trips to explore Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge this summer.
Fish and Wildlife Service will offer a series of 10 guided canoe and kayak trips at Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge during June, July and August.