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  • Mule Deer

    Hunting and Fishing

    Hunters and Anglers are welcome at Browns Park NWR! See the Hunting and Fishing page for more information regarding these activities.

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    Wildlife Watching

    Winter is a fantastic time to view wildlife at Browns Park NWR. Elk, mule deer, waterfowl, and songbirds are abundant.


Swinging Bridge Closed Until Further Notice

If you are traveling to the Refuge from the Vernal area, you will have to take an alternate route. Call 970-365-3613 for details.

About the Complex

Lower Green River NWR Complex

Refuges in the Lower Green River Complex include Browns Park NWR, Ouray NWR, and the Colorado River Wildlife Management Area.

Browns Park is managed as part of the Lower Green River NWR 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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Wildlife Sightings and History at Browns Park NWR

  • Winter Wildlife

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    Come see elk, mule deer, bald eagles, ducks, geese, pinyon jays, coyotes, and many other species at Browns Park NWR this winter!

  • The Wild West

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    If you're intrigued by stories of Butch Cassidy and other western legends, come to Browns Park NWR to see areas used as hangouts by famous outlaws.

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Page Photo Credits — Elk group: Photo USFWS, Mule Deer: Copyright Tom Williams, Gadwall: Copyright Tom Williams, Moose at Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge: USFWS photo,

Myer Cabin and Lodore Hall: Adam Halvorson/USFWS

Last Updated: Dec 15, 2015
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