Pathfinder National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is in an isolated area 50 miles southwest of Casper and 20 miles from the small community of Alcova, Wyoming. The Refuge consists of four small units totaling 16,807 acres. These units are Sweetwater Arm, Goose Bay, DeWeese Creek, and Sage Creek. The Refuge is an important waterfowl migration stopover on the western edge of the Central Flyway. Opportunities for hunting, fishing, wildlife observation, and photography are available on the Refuge. Pathfinder NWR is administered out of Arapaho NWR. For information, contact the Refuge staff at Arapaho NWR in Walden, CO.
To reach the Sweetwater Arm of Pathfinder NWR, travel southwest from Alcova, Wyoming, 20 miles along state Highway 220.
FWS - Fish and Wildlife Service