Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge

Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge

Address:Rt 1 Box 18-A
Vian, OK 74962

Phone:918-773-5251
Web: www.fws.gov/southwest/refuges/oklahoma/sequoyah
Established: 1970.
Location:Southeast of Muskogee in east-central Oklahoma.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, viewing sites, hiking trails, auto tour route (6 miles), historic features.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, hunting, hiking, bicycling, educational programs.
Special Features:Archeological sites with the refuge have yielded artifacts from all recognized prehistoric periods, although well defined components representing the earlier periods have yet to be recognized.
Habitats: 20,800 acres of open water, riverine, oxbow lakes, wooded sloughs, wetlands, agricultural lands, bottomland hardwoods, and shrub-scrub grasslands.
Access: Open sunrise to sunset.
Wild life: Mallards, gadwall, pintail, teal, snow geese, bald eagles, bats, armadillo, rabbits, woodchuck, white-tailed deer, black bear, western cottonmouth, timber rattlesnake, skinks, newt, salamander and frogs.

See other parks in Oklahoma.
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scripta from three sites in Oklahoma; Lake Carl Blackwell, Payne County; Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge, Sequoyah, Haskell, and Muskogee counties; and Tar Creek Superfund Site, Ottawa County.
Highest frequency of melanistic males from Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge was in size class D and few animals in classes E and F were captured.
1990 Tar Creek Superfund Site, Oklahoma 114 This study Illinois and Tennessee 130 Cagle, 1950 Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma 130 This study Alabama 140 Garstka, 1991 Lake Carl Blackwell, Oklahoma 145 McCoy, 1966 Illinois 152 Cahn, 1937 Lake Texoma, Oklahoma 152 Webb, 1961 Lake Carl Blackwell, Oklahoma 156 This study