CCP Planning Update #7, March 2016
The Refuge's "standalone" CCP is available.
Thank you for your participation
Deer Flat Refuge History
The refuge, established in 1909 is one of the oldest refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System and has an interesting history.
Lake Lowell Area Bike/Ped Access Plan
The final plan is now available.
Plan Your Visit
Visitors to Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge can enjoy a variety of recreational activities, including wildlife-watching and photography, hunting, fishing, and environmental education and interpretation.Learn More
Refuge Star Party
Refuge Star Party, March 4, 5:30-8:30 PM
Are the long winter nights getting you down? Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge invites families to embrace the season and come out to the Visitor Center for an evening with the stars!
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
Deer Flat News
A pair of bald eagles has begun to nest along the north shore of Lake Lowell near the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center. To help the eagles successfully raise their family, the area near the nest has been closed to all entry.Eagles Nesting News Release
Find out how you can connect your students or group with nature and the Refuge System through environmental education programs at Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge.Learn More
Find out how to volunteer, join the Friends of Deer Flat, and get involved in other ways.Learn More
From lectures to children's programs to special events, find out what's happening at the Refuge.Learn More
Western grebes spend almost all their time in water, even building floating nests. Lake Lowell hosts one of the three largest nesting colonies of western grebes in Idaho.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Badger - ©Mike Shipman
Last Updated: Feb 21, 2017