Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge


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Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge

Address:728 Yazoo Refuge Rd
Hollandale, MS 38748

Phone:662-839-2638
Fax:662-839-2619
Web: www.fws.gov/yazoo
Established: 1936.
Location:West-central Mississippi, about 28 miles south of Greenville.
Facilities:Trails, viewing sites, observation tower.
Activities:Hiking, wildlife observation, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:Refuge includes and surrounds Swan Lake, a 4,000+-acre oxbow lake which has silted in and contains mature cypress and ash woodlands.
Habitats: 12,941 acres of marshes, swamps, sandy ridges, cropland, and bottomland hardwood forests.
Access: Open year round during daylight hours.
Wild life: Mourning doves, wood ducks, Canada geese, wild turkey, Louisiana black bear, white-tailed deer, squirrel, rabbit, raccoon, and American alligator.

See other parks in Mississippi.
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The Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge is about 25 miles south of Greenville with 13,000 acres of lakes, ponds, and wetlands.