Franz Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Franz Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Address:PO Box 1136
Washougal, WA 98671

Phone:360-835-8767
Fax:360-835-9780
Web: www.fws.gov/ridgefieldrefuges/flnwrhome.htm
Established: 1990.
Location:35 miles east of Portland, Oregon.
Facilities:Scenic overlook.
Special Features:Several springs and seeps on the refuge have been identified as critical brood areas for Coho salmon and other salmon species.
Habitats: 590 acres that include wetlands, woodlands from lower elevation willows and cottonwoods to mid-elevation old growth fir and cedar.
Access: Group tours are available by arrangement.
Wild life: Canada geese, tundra swans, and ducks, as well as western painted turtles, Pacific tree frogs, western toads, garter snakes, and California ground squirrels.

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