Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge


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Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Oregon Coast NWR Complex
2127 SE Marine Science Dr
Newport, OR 97365

Phone:541-867-4550
Web: www.fws.gov/oregoncoast/oregonislands
Established: 1935.
Location:Along Oregon's 320 miles of coastline.
Facilities:At Coquille Point: visitor contact station, interpretive displays, trails, viewing sites.
Special Features:Refuge provides essential breeding and haulout areas for harbor seals, sea lions, and elephant seals.
Habitats: More than 1,853 coastal islands, rocks, and reefs.
Access: Offshore sites are closed to public entry but can be viewed from scenic lookout points along the coast.
Wild life: Tufted puffins, Leach's and fork-tailed storm-petrels, rhioceros auklets, cormorants, harbor seals, California sea lions, Steller sea lions and Northern elephant seals.

See other parks in Oregon.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Last year Coquille Point became the first mainland addition to Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge. The first refuge on the Oregon coast was established in 1907 at Three Arch Rocks, near Tillamook, by 1982, virtually all of the coast's other 1,400 islands, offshore rocks, and reefs were protected as part of the Oregon Islands refuge.

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