Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge

Description:

The Salt Plains NWR was established in 1930 as a refuge and breeding ground for birds and has been designated an Important Bird Area and a member of the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network. It provides habitat for approximately 300 species of birds and 30 species of mammals. The 32,030 acre refuge is divided into almost equal parts of nonvegetated salt flat, open water, and vegetated land (marsh, woods, grasslands, and croplands).

Directions:

To the Headquarters Office: From junction of State Highways 11 and 38 travel south 2 miles on Highway 38 and then 1 mile west to the office.

Phone:

580-626-4794

Email:

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Address:

Route 1, Box 76 Jet, OK 73749

Activities:

Auto Touring Boating Interpretive Programs Fishing Hiking Hunting Visitor Center Wildlife Viewing

Organization:

FWS - Fish and Wildlife Service

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