Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

Address:73 Weir Hill Rd
Sudbury, MA 01776

Phone:978-443-4661
Web: www.fws.gov/northeast/assabetriver
Established: 2000.
Location:25 miles West of Boston.
Facilities:Trails, visitor center.
Activities:Hiking, hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, educational programs.
Special Features:The refuge lands were formerly part of Fort Deavers, known as the Sudbury Training Annex. The U.S. Army transferred 2,230 acres to FWS in fall 2000.
Habitats: 2,230 acres of pine/hardwood forest, old field, and wetland.
Access: Refuge office and visitor center open daily 8 am to 4 pm.
Wild life: Waterfowl, wading birds, raptors, shorebirds, passerines, white-tailed deer, wild turkey, and rabbit.

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References in periodicals archive ?
The former Sudbury Training Annex is now known as the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge. The EPA removed the site from the National Priorities List in 2002.
Spring turkey hunting permits are available for the Oxbow and Assabet River National Wildlife Refuges. The Oxbow is located mostly in Harvard and Shirley, while the Assabet is in Sudbury and Maynard.