Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge


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Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge

Address:PO Box 510
Alamo, NV 89001

Phone:775-725-3417
Fax:775-725-3389
Web: www.fws.gov/desertcomplex/pahranagat
Established: 1963.
Location:90 miles north of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Facilities:Primitive campsites, viewing sites, picnic areas, trails.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Pahranagat's water originates from large springs north of the refuge. The site includes four main water impoundments--North Marsh, Upper and Lower Pahranagat Lakes, and the Middle Marsh.
Habitats: 5,380 acres of marshes, meadows, lakes, and upland desert.
Access: Open year round, 24 hours a day.
Wild life: Waterfowl and shorebirds, including pintails, mallards, redheads, greater sandhill cranes. Also provides habitat for warblers, orioles, finches, sparrows, Gambel's quail, roadrunners, kit roxes, coyotes, mule deer and mountain lions.

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The agreement's protections extend beyond the three valleys in which the SNWA has applications to include the Pahranagat Valley Hydrographic Basin, which encompasses the Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge and the Key Pittman Wildlife Management Area, and the southern portion of the White River Valley Hydrographic Basin, which includes the Kirch Wildlife Management Area.