Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge

Description:

Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1935 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The Refuge is located in Bennett County in southwestern South Dakota. The Refuge lies in the shallow Lake Creek valley on the northern edge of the Nebraska sandhills and includes 16,410 acres of native sandhills, sub-irrigated meadows, impounded fresh water marshes, and tallgrass and mixed-grass prairie uplands.

Directions:

Lacreek NWR is located 12 miles southeast of Martin, South Dakota. From Martin, drive south on Highway 73 for about 4 miles. Turn left onto a gravel road and go east 1 mile, south for 1 mile, then east 7 miles to the Refuge headquarters. Directional signs are located along this route.

Phone:

Email:

lacreek@fws.gov

Address:

HC 5 Box 114 Martin, SD 57551

Activities:

Auto Touring Boating Historic & Cultural Site Fishing Hiking Hunting Wildlife Viewing

Organization:

FWS - Fish and Wildlife Service

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