Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge


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Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge

Address:3275 11th St NW
Coleharbor, ND 58531

Phone:701-442-5474
Fax:701-442-5546
Web: lakeilo.fws.gov
Established: 1939.
Location:West-central North Dakota, 25 miles north of Dickinson.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, picnic areas, hiking trails, fishing pier (é), boat ramp, historic features.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, ice fishing, hiking.
Special Features:Archeologicial findings show Lake Ilo has been continously inhabited for more than 11,000 years. On-site displays showcase artifacts with interpretive exhibits.
Habitats: 4,034 acres of native prairie, planted grasslands, wetlands. The uplands are characterized by gently sloping hills and terraces with creeks and an occasional slough.
Access: Year round during daylight hours.
Wild life: Canada geese, mallards, pintails, blue-winged teal, shovelers, plovers, and gadwall. Also present are deer, antelope, pheasants, and sharp-tail grouse.

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