Spring is a fantastic time to view wildlife at Browns Park NWR. Elk, mule deer, waterfowl, and songbirds are abundant.
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
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
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
Some of the birds observed at Browns Park NWR during March included mallard, pintail,green-winged teal, blue-winged teal, gadwall, sandhill crane, great blue heron, turkey vulture, osprey, golden eagle, yellow-headed blackbird, red-winged blackbird, American robin, and many other species. Come check out the Spring migration!
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.
Wildlife of Browns Park NWR
The Refuge provides important habitat for moose, elk, mule deer, and pronghorn.
Page Photo Credits Elk group: Photo USFWS, Moose at Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge: USFWS photo
Last Updated: Jul 01, 2014