Little River National Wildlife Refuge

Little River National Wildlife Refuge

Address:PO Box 340
Broken Bow, OK 74728

Phone:580-584-6211
Web: www.fws.gov/southwest/refuges/oklahoma/littleriver
Established: 1987.
Location:Southeastern Oklahoma in Broken Bow.
Facilities:Boat ramps.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, hunting, hiking.
Special Features:Refuge is the only known nesting locatin in Oklahoma for Swainson's warbler, a secretive songbird that winters in the Caribbean.
Habitats: 15,000 acres of low, wet bottomland with old oxbows and sloughs with cypress.
Access: Year round.
Wild life: Migratory waterfowl, primarily mallards and wood ducks. Also Swainson's warbler, flycatchers, swallows, vireos, snakes, swamp rabbits, raccoons, alligator, and beaver.

See other parks in Oklahoma.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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<br />Of the remaining money, $316,000 will go to rehabilitate the Oklahoma Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office Building and repair public access parking and the Observation Tower on Route #103 in Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge; $245,000 will go to rehabilitate Sand Creek Fishing Access Road in Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge; $173,000 will go to repair Black Creek Public Access Road and Parking in Little River National Wildlife Refuge; and $84,000 will go to replace the public use pavilion on Looney Tract in Ozark Plateau National Wildlife Refuge.
From 24-28 October 1990, we collected small mammals at several locations within the Little River National Wildlife Refuge (LRNWR), McCurtain Co., Oklahoma.

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