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Toppenish
National Wildlife Refuge


State Route 97
Toppenish, WA   
E-mail: mcriver@fws.gov
Phone Number: (509) 546-8300
Visit the Refuge's Web Site:
http://www.fws.gov/refuge/toppenish/
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  Overview
Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge
In the agriculturally intensive Yakima Valley of eastern Washington, there is a wildlife oasis—the Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge. Using the waters of Toppenish and Snake Creeks and supplemented with summer irrigation, managers are able to provide a mosaic of refuge wetlands interspersed with lush riparian and native upland habitats.

Wetland habitats rich with food attract thousands of wintering waterfowl, and during the summer, provide breeding grounds for an array of wetland-dependent birds, mammals, and plants. Winding its way through the refuge, Toppenish Creek serves an important role as one of the last remaining streams where Columbia River steelhead, one of America's endangered species, still reproduce in good numbers.

Toppenish Refuge is a place where people observe spectacular concentrations of waterfowl or participate in wildlife-dependent recreation such as hunting, wildlife photography or environmental education programs.


Getting There . . .
From the town of Toppenish, take Highway 97 south approximately 10 miles.

The refuge entrance is on the west side of Highway 97.


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