Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge

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Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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The Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge
LocationKlamath County, Oregon
Nearest cityKlamath Falls
Coordinates42°30′30″N 122°02′30″W / 42.508333°N 122.041667°W / 42.508333; -122.041667Coordinates: 42°30′30″N 122°02′30″W / 42.508333°N 122.041667°W / 42.508333; -122.041667
Area14,400 acres (5,800 ha)[1]
Established1928 (1928)[2]
Governing bodyU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
WebsiteUpper Klamath NWR

The Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge in southwestern Klamath County on the shores of Upper Klamath Lake in Oregon. It was established in 1928 and contains some 14,400 acres (5,800 ha)[1] of freshwater marshes. It is accessible only by boat from Rocky Point Resort and Rocky Point boat launch, Malone springs, and a few neighboring ramps. The refuge is part of the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex and is administered along with the other refuges of the complex from common offices in Tulelake, California.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Annual Report of Lands as of September 30, 2009" (PDF). United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
  2. ^ "Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge". U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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