Swan River National Wildlife Refuge


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Swan River National Wildlife Refuge

Address:c/o Lost Trail NWR
6900A Pleasant Valley Rd
Marion, MT 59925

Phone:406-858-2216
Fax:406-858-2218
Web: www.fws.gov/bisonrange/swan
Established: 1973.
Location:38 miles southeast of Creston, Montana.
Facilities:Viewing sites (é), trails.
Activities:Boating, fishing, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Swan River, which once meandered through the floodplain, has been forced toward the west by deposits of silt, leaving a series of oxbow sloughs within the refuge floodplain.
Habitats: 1,568 acres of grassland, forest, oxbow sloughs, forest.
Access: Open during daylight hours; portions may be closed to protect nesting birds.
Wild life: Migratory birds; also elk, deer, moose, grizzly and black bears, beavers, river otters, and muskrats.

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Swan River National Wildlife Refuge Geese and ducks congregate in this refuge, easily seen from viewing platforms along State 83.