Washita National Wildlife Refuge

Washita National Wildlife Refuge 20834 E 940 Rd
Butler, OK 73625

Phone: 580-664-2205
Fax: 580-664-2206

This 8,200 acre National Wildlife Refuge is positioned on the northern portion of Foss Reservoir and has one of the largest waterfowl concentrations in Oklahoma. It is the winter home of over 75,000 migratory geese, ducks and sandhill cranes. The diverse habitats that make up the refuge attract over 250 species of birds and other wildlife including coyotes, white-tailed deer, raccoons, and black-tail prairie dogs. Also found on the refuge are three endangered species: the American bald eagle, the whooping crane, and the interior least tern. Fishing is allowed and hunting areas are available ...

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  • Group Amenities: Bus/Motorcoach Parking

  • On-site Activities: Hiking, Hunting

  • Tour Information: Guided Tours





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HQ office hrs shown above. Refuge open dawn to dusk.

Located approx 26 miles from either Elk City or Clinton with entrance gate on Hwy 33, just 5 miles W, 1 mile N and 1/2 mile W of Butler.

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David Maple

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