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Sullys Hill
National Game Preserve


A cow and calf bison stand beside one another among the prairie grasses.  While adult bison are dark brown in color, calves have much lighter tan fur.
221 2nd Street West
Devils Lake, ND   58301
E-mail: sullyshill@fws.gov
Phone Number: 701-662-8612
Visit the Refuge's Web Site:
http://www.fws.gov/refuge/sullys_hill_national_game_preserve/
This Preserve is one of only a few national wildlife refuge properties nationwide managed for bison and elk.
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  Overview
Sullys Hill National Game Preserve
The vision of Sullys Hill National Game Preserve (NGP) is to improve understanding and build support for protecting and managing big game, migratory birds, and other wildlife resources and their habitats. This vision is accomplished by using Sullys Hill NGP as a regional conservation learning center to enhance understanding and support for America's wildlife heritage and the National Wildlife Refuge System.


Getting There . . .
Sullys Hill NGP is located near the town of Fort Totten, North Dakota. Sullys Hill NGP can be reached by going south from Devils Lake, North Dakota on North Dakota Highway 20/North Dakota Highway 57 to the town of Fort Totten. Go south and east of Fort Totten on BIA Road to reach the Preserve.


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Wildlife and Habitat

Sullys Hill NGP is located on the southern shore of Devils Lake in Benson County, North Dakota. The Preserve consists of 1,674 acres of woodlands, savannahs, prairies, and wetlands and is home to a myriad of migratory birds and big game.

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History
Sullys Hill was named for General Alfred Sully, who was scheduled to meet up with a cavalry unit from Illinois.

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Management Activities
Sullys Hill NGP is managed to provide a wide variety of habitat types for a diversity of wildlife species. Habitat management practices at the Preserve include prescribed fire, brush control, oak savannah restoration, selective timber thinning, and wetland development. Species management activities include building nesting structures, monitoring diseases, feeding big game animals in the winter, and reintroducing native species.