Merced National Wildlife Refuge7430 W. Sandy Mush Road (Do not use for mailing)Merced, CA 95340San Luis NWR Complex Headquarters and Visitor Center7376 S. Wolfsen Road (Do not use for mailing)Los Banos, CA 93635Mailing AddressSan Luis NWR ComplexP.O. Box 2176Los Banos, CA 93635Phone: 209/826-3508Fax: 209/826-1445Driving Directions
Please note that ALL areas of the refuge are closed to
public entry unless otherwise explicitly posted as an auto tour route, nature
trail, hunting area, or parking lot. National Wildlife Refuges are managed for
HoursRefuge auto tour route and nature trails are open daily from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset.
Tips to help you enjoy your visit:
Please view Permitted and Prohibited Activities
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The Merced NWR hosts the largest wintering concentration of Lesser Sandhill Cranes in the Pacific Flyway with as many as 20,000 cranes using the Refuge.