and Directions to the Refuge
Deer Flat National Wildlife
Refuge has two unit, the Lake Lowell Unit and
the Snake River Islands Unit.
Lowell Unit (click on map for larger version)
Directions to Refuge
- Take Exit 33A (west-bound)
or Exit 33 (east-bound) off of I-84.
- After exiting the
freeway, head west on Highway 55/Karcher Road.
- Follow Karcher Road
about 3.5 miles to Lake Avenue.
- Turn left onto Lake
Avenue and drive about 2.5 miles to the intersection with Roosevelt
- Turn right onto Roosevelt
- At Indiana Avenue
at the top of the hill, turn left into the refuge and follow the
road to the Visitor Center
River Islands Unit
101 refuge islands in the Snake River are distributed from the Canyon-Ada
County line in Idaho to Farewell Bend, Oregon. Boat ramps to access
these islands are available at the upstream to downstream locations
- Celebration Park,
ID. Follow signs from Highway 45.
Ferry, ID. Where Highway 45 crosses the river.
- Bernard's Ferry,
ID. About 5 miles west of Walter's Ferry on Highway 78.
ID. Where Highway 55 crosses the river.
ID. About a half mile west of Highway 95.
- Adrian Bridge,
OR. Unimproved ramp about one mile east of Highway 201.
Boise, ID. Inside the
Fort Boise Wildlife Management Area.
- Ontario State Park,
OR. At the Highway 201 exit off of I-84.
Park, Payette, ID.
Landing, ID. Follow signs off of Highway 95.
- Weiser, ID.
Unimproved ramp about one mile west of Highway 95 on River Road.
Bend State Park, OR. Follow signs off of I-84.