North Platte National Wildlife Refuge
Mountain-Prairie Region

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The rolling green hills provide a glimpse of native prairie. Current management and future plans are to empasize the untouched character of the landscape. Expect to see vast panoramas of mostly untouched grasslands much as great-grandpa might have seen.

During the spring and fall a wide variety of migrating shorebirds and passerines utilize the refuge as a stop on their trip. In the summer months breeding ducks and geese populate the lakes. Red-tailed hawks and Northern Harriers search the meadows for prey. You can also find white tail deer, mule deer, and a variety of resident birds including pheasants and grouse. For more information on wildlife visit the bird and mammal lists.

To view a map of public use opportunities, click here. The map will open in a separate window.

Last updated: March 21, 2011