Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Buffalo Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Address:PO Box 179
Umbarger, TX 79091

Phone:806-499-3382
Fax:806-499-3254
Web: southwest.fws.gov/refuges/texas/buffalo.html
Established: 1958.
Location:30 miles southeast of Amarillo, Texas.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, viewing sites, auto tour route, trails, campsites, picnic areas.
Activities:Wildlife watching, hiking, educational programs.
Special Features:Buffalo Lake NWR contains some of the best remaining shortgrass prairie in the United States, including 175 acres designated a National Natural Landmark.
Habitats: 7,664 acres of shortgrass prairie, brush, woodland, and dry lake bed.
Access: Year round.
Wild life: Upland game birds, deer, neotropical migrant birds, bald eagle, peregrine falcon, wild turkey, bobcats, prairie dogs.

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