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    Razorback Sucker

    This endangered freshwater fish is stocked on the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge in an effort to ensure its recovery.

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    Refuge Gallery

    Enjoy images of wildlife you will find on Havasu National Wildlife Refuge.

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    Yuma clapper rail

    Staff conduct yearly surveys for the endangered Yuma clapper rail which breeds in the 4,000-acre Topock Marsh.

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    At least 25 species of dragonflies are found on the refuge. Look for these amazing winged insects at Topock Marsh.


Feral Hog Eradication

January 28, 2019

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be implementing a temporary closure of portions of the Refuge during feral swine aerial eradication efforts February 5-8. The Colorado River will not be closed during eradication efforts.

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Wildlife of Havasu


The refuge provides important habitat for many species, including 318 documented species of birds that rest, nest or feed on this important landscape.

Wildlife and Habitat
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Wilderness on Havasu NWR


Did you know Havasu National Wildlife Refuge includes 17,801 acres of designated wilderness?

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Enjoying the Refuge


Visitors to the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge have many choices to enjoy the outdoors, including fishing, boating, kayaking and canoeing, hunting and wildlife watching.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


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.

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