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Washita National Wildlife Refuge

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Washita NWR is located in western Oklahoma in Custer County on the western shores of Foss Lake off SR 33.

The 8,200-acre refuge was established in 1961 and provides habitat for a wide variety wildlife including the American avocet, American white pelican, bald eagle, blue-winged teal, bobcat, bobwhite quail, Canada goose, coyote, gadwall, golden eagle, green-winged teal, interior least tern, lesser yellowlegs, mallard, marbled godwit, merganser, osprey, pintail, prairie dog, raccoon, Ross' goose, sanderling, sandhill crane, snow goose, snowy egret, turkey, white-fronted goose, white-tailed deer, whooping crane and wigeon.

Location: Route 1, Box 68, Butler Oklahoma 73625 Telephone 580-664-2205 Fax 580-664-2206

Other Wildlife Viewing nearby:
(Butler) Optima National Wildlife Refuge
(Butler) Washita National Wildlife Refuge

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