Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge


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Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Address:223 North Shore Rd
Medicine Lake, MT 59247

Phone:406-789-2305
Web: medicinelake.fws.gov
Established: 1935.
Location:Northeastern Montana.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, viewing sites, observation tower, picnic areas, auto tour route, historic features.
Activities:Canoeing, fishing, ice fishing, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Large populations of rare grassland birds such as Baird's sparrows, Sprague's pipts, and chestnut collared longspurs nest on refuge prairies, attracting birdwatchers from across the country.
Habitats: 31,457 acres of prairie, sandhills, and wetlands.
Access: Open from sunrise to sunset.
Wild life: Canada geese, white pelicans, sandhill cranes, and white-tailed deer, coyote, badger, and less often, moose, elk and pronghorn.

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Expansions of refuge opportunities include at Grand Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Alabama and Mississippi, the expansion of season dates for existing migratory game bird hunting to align with state seasons, the opening of coot, crane and tundra swan hunting on acres already open to other hunting at Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Montana, and the expansion of existing sport fishing to new areas at Cedar PointNational Wildlife Refuge in Ohio.