Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge


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Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge

Address:1390 Buskin River Rd
Kodiak, AK 99615

Phone:907-487-2600
Fax:907-487-2144
Phone:888-408-3514
Web: kodiak.fws.gov
Established: 1941.
Location:On the island of Kodiak, off the coast of southwestern Alaska.
Facilities:Visitor center, cabins.
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing, rafting, fishing, hiking, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge encompasses about two-thirds of Kodiak Island. In addition, the refuge includes a 50,000-acre portion of Afognak Island to the north of Kodiak Island.
Habitats: 1.932 million acres of lakes, marshes, bogs, and meadows.
Access: Unlimited except by weather. Kodiak Island is served by commercial flights and Alaska State Ferry.
Wild life: Brown bear, red fox, river otter, short-tailed weasel, little brown bat, tundra vole, eagle, mountain goats, Roosevelt elk, and salmon.

See other parks in Alaska.
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Fish and Wildlife Service, Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, Kodiak, Alaska 99615, USA; present address: PO Box 2100, Kodiak, Alaska 99615, USA
Roosevelt set aside 2,000,000 acres on the island for the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge.
Beaches of Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge and the eastern shore of Shuyak Island State Park were hit; still, most Kodiak visitors won't see oil or notice any decrease in wildlife.
Kodiak and nearby islands of Uganik and Afognak, are also home to the Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, which encompasses 1,865,000 acres.