Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge

Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge

Address:PO Box 278
Anahuac, TX 77514

Phone:409-267-3337
Fax:409-267-4314
Web: www.fws.gov/southwest/refuges/texas/anahuac
Established: 1963.
Location:An hour and a half east of Houston, along east Galveston Bay.
Facilities:Visitor information station, trails, boardwalk, auto tour route, 2 boat ramps, rest rooms.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:The Willows, a stand of willow trees that provides crucial habitat for neotropical migrants. Spring migration has been known to produce 17 species of migrants in a single tree.
Habitats: More than 34,000 acres of coastal marsh and coastal prairie.
Access: Open 24 hours.
Wild life: 27 species of ducks, snow geese, wading birds, songbirds, American allligators, muskrat, nutria, bobcat, coyote. Marine species include white and brown shrimp, blue crab, flounder, and spotted sea trout.

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Axalta Coating Systems and Ducks Unlimited, the world leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation, have jointly announced that restoration work on the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge is the first conservation project reinforced by their partnership.
The work on the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge will begin as soon as site conditions allow.
The Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, Bolivar Pocket, Texas City Dike area, West Galveston Bay's bayous and coves, and Christmas Bay provide good fishing.
The Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, 30,000 acres of brackish marsh on the north shore of East Galveston Bay, offers walk-in wade-fishing and sight-fishing over hard-sand bottoms, grass flats, and scattered shell bars.
The wetland restoration sites include the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge, the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, a property owned by the Katy Prairie Conservancy and a farm owned by Formosa Plastics in Point Comfort.