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    New Visitor Center

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  • Naucorid


    Plants and animals found no where else in the world.

    Endemics of Ash Meadows NWR

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    The Wild West

    Mysterious gunslinger and his cabin made of stones.


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    New Ash Meadows Movie!

    Discover the story of Ash Meadows NWR in this visually stunning film by Bristlecone Media.

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Video of Earthquake Effects at Devils Hole

A National Park Service employee is stunned when an earthquake occurs during a scheduled visit to Devils Hole and its captured on video!

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About the Complex

Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex

The Complex consists of four refuges located in southern Nevada: Ash Meadows, Desert, Moapa and Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuges.

Ash Meadows is managed as part of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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.

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For the Visitor

Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Mar 28, 2015
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