Mathews Brake National Wildlife Refuge

Mathews Brake National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Hillside NWR
1562 Providence Rd
Cruger, MS 38924

Phone:662-235-4989
Fax:662-235-5303
Web: www.fws.gov/mathewsbrake
Established: 1980.
Location:Central Mississippi, 60 miles north of Jackson.
Facilities:Boat ramp (é).
Activities:Fishing, hunting, wildlife observation.
Special Features:Each winter the brake provides habitat for more than 30,000 ducks. Neotropical migratory birds use the refuge during migration seasons throughout the year.
Habitats: 2,418 acres of bottomland hardwoods and young hardwood plantations, moist-soil plants around the Mathews Brake.
Access: Open year round during daylight hours.
Wild life: White-tailed deer, squirrel, rabbit, raccoon, largemuth bass, crappie, catfish, prothonotary warbler, cattle egret, ducks, bald eagles, and American alligator.

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