Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge


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Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Klamath Basin NWR Complex
4009 Hill Rd
Tulelake, CA 96134

Phone:530-667-2231
Fax:530-667-3299
Web: www.fws.gov/klamathbasinrefuges/lowerklamath/lowerklamath.html
Established: 1908.
Location:On the California-Oregon border, 5 miles west of Tulelake, California.
Facilities:Visitor center, viewing sites, photography blinds, auto tour route (10 miles).
Activities:Hunting, wildlife observation, educational programs.
Special Features:The refuge is a fall staging area for 20-30 percent of the central valley population of sandhill crane. From 20,000 to 100,000 shorebirds use refuge wetlands during the spring migration. Winter wildlife populations include 500 bald eagle and 30,000 tundra swan.
Habitats: 53,600 acres of shallow marshes, open water, grassy uplands, and croplands.
Access: Open during daylight hours.
Wild life: Waterfowl, including gadwall, mallard, white pelicans, bald eagles, peregrine falcons, white- faced ibis, and herons.

See other parks in California.
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