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Saddle Mountain
National Wildlife Refuge


Storm Over The Saddle Mountains
64 Maple Street
Burbank, WA   99323
E-mail: hanfordreach@fws.gov
Phone Number: (509) 546-8300
Visit the Refuge's Web Site:
http://www.fws.gov/refuge/hanford_reach/
Storm Over The Saddle Mountains
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

Environmental Education
There are few environmental education opportunities on this refuge, apart from FWS-led tours and classes. Details of tours and classes, when they are available, can be found on the Hanford Reach National Monument's web site.

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Fishing
Fishing is allowed on the Columbia River adjacent to the refuge under state regulations. Access is by boat only.

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Hunting
There are no hunting opportunities on Saddle Mountain National Wildlife Refuge, although there are on other lands within the Hanford Reach National Monument.

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Interpretation
There are few opportunities on this refuge, apart from an informational kiosk along Highway 24 detailing the history of the B Reactor.

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Wildlife Observation
There are no land-based wildlife observation opportunities on this refuge, other than that seen from Highway 24. However, a boat trip on the Columbia River is almost certain to result in deer, great blue herons, waterfowl, coyotes, white pelicans and great egrets.

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Hours
Saddle Mountain National Wildlife Refuge is not currently open to public use. Areas on the Hanford Reach National Monument open to the public are accessible from sunrise to sunset, other than hunting. Hunters are allowed access from 1-1/2 hours befor sunrise to 1-1/2 hours after sunset.

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Entrance Fees
As the refuge is not open to public access, there are no fees. Hanford Reach National Monument has no access fees.

 
 
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