Anaho Island National Wildlife Refuge
Anaho Island provides breeding opportunities for the American White Pelican.
The island also provides
nesting areas for doublecrested
California gulls, great
blue herons and
gathered eggs and feathers from the
island for food and adornment of
A Pelican Haven
To protect the nesting colonies, the
entire island is closed to the public
and boating is prohibited within 500
feet of the island.
About the Complex
Administrative offices for Stillwater NWR Complex are at 1020 New River Parkway, #305 in Fallon NV 89406.
Anaho Island is managed as part of the Stillwater Refuge Complex.
Learn more about the complex
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
Learn more about the NWRS
Hungry Pelicans Fly Far to Feed
Habitat is good for the pelicans.
Know Before You Go: Anaho Island NWR lies within the Pyramid Lake Paiute Indian Reservation; click on the link for visitor information.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jun 25, 2014