Waubay National Wildlife Refuge

Waubay National Wildlife Refuge

Address:44401 134A St
Waubay, SD 57273

Phone:605-947-4521
Fax:605-947-4524
Web: waubay.fws.gov
Established: 1935.
Location:Northeastern South Dakota.
Facilities:Visitor center, interpretive exhibits, trails, observation tower, picnic area.
Activities:Hiking, deer hunting, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, educational programs.
Special Features:"Waubay" is the Sioux word meaning "a nesting place for birds." More than 245 species of birds call the refuge home.
Habitats: 4,650 acres of lakes, grasslands, marshlands, and woodlands.
Access: Open during daylight hours. Visitor center hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Wild life: Canada geese, snow geese, gadwalls, redheads, shovelers, Baltimore orioles, orchard orioles, bats, deer, fox squirrels, cottontail rabbits, and gophers.

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