Farallon National Wildlife Refuge

Farallon National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Don Edwards San Francisco Bay NWR
PO Box 524
Newark, CA 94560

Phone:510-792-0222
Web: www.fws.gov/sfbayrefuges/farallon/farallon.htm
Established: 1909.
Location:Islands 28 miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge.
Special Features:Refuge protects the largest seabird breeding colony on the Pacific coast south of Alaska, hosting more than 300,000 birds each summer.
Habitats: 211 acres of rocky islands.
Access: Closed to the public. Local conservation groups sponsor trips to the islands; contact refuge office.
Wild life: Western gull, tufted puffin, and American black oystercatchers, elephant seals, California sea lion, California brown pelican, white sharks.

See other parks in California.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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The Farallon National Wildlife Refuge supports the largest population of Ashy Storm-Petrels.
The Farallon National Wildlife Refuge supports the largest breeding population for the Ashy Storm-Petrel and its native predator, the Western Gull.
Farallon National Wildlife Refuge, a satellite of the more expansive San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex, is a group of rocky islands located about 28 miles (45 kilometers) west of San Francisco.