Plants and animals found no where else in the world.
Endemics of Ash Meadows NWR
The Wild West
Mysterious gunslinger and his cabin made of stones.
Why visit Ash Meadows?
There is something for everyone at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge.
Discover the story of Ash Meadows NWR in this visually stunning film by Bristlecone Media.View movie
About the Complex
The Complex consists of four refuges located in southern Nevada: Ash Meadows, Desert, Moapa and Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuges.
Ash Meadows is managed as part of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
Learn more about the complex
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.
Learn more about the NWRS
For the Visitor
Want to learn more about Ash Meadows? Check out our Interpretive Program Calendar for event information!Click here for more information
Discover what birds have been seen recently at the refuge using Cornell Lab of Ornithology's eBird Trail Tracker.Click here to access the eBird Tracker
Come to the new visitor center for information, interactive exhibits, maps, free brochures, interesting displays, friendly people, gifts, books, and more.
Open daily 8:30am-4:00pm. Starting April 11th, Visitor Center Hours will be 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Our brochure was created by the refuge staff to assist you in making the most of your visit.Refuge Brochure
This natural spring outputs 2800 gallons a minute of water. Photo courtesy of Judy Palmer - Amargosa Conservancy
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jul 01, 2016