Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge

Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge
PO Box 111
Lakeview, OR 97630

Phone:541-947-3315
Fax:541-947-4414
Web: www.fws.gov/sheldonhartmtn/Sheldon
Established: 1931.
Location:Northwestern corner of Nevada.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, viewing sites, campsites, trails, auto tour route, historic features.
Activities:Canoeing, fishing, ice fishing, horseback riding, hunting, camping, rock hounding.
Special Features:Refuge contains the remains of old homesteads and ranches; fire opals draw miners and rock collectors, and geothermal hot springs create an oasis in the heart of the refuge.
Habitats: More than 500,000 acres waterfalls, narrow gorges, springs, and tablelands of sagebrush and mountain mahogany.Elevations range from 4,500 to 7,600 feet.
Access: Open 24 hours.
Wild life: Pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep, horses, burros, sage grouse, and mule deer.

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