The refuge office is located at 510 ½ West Morton Street, Oakland City, IN 47660. Contact 812-749-3199 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The office is located at 510 ½ West Morton Street, Oakland City, IN 47660. Contact 812-749-3199 or email@example.com. Visit the office for updated property maps, auto tour route information, bird checklists, and general rules and regulations.Auto Tour MapAuto Tour Narrative The Snakey Point Marsh Complex is one of the best public access sites on the refuge. Visitors can enjoy two miles of hiking trails, utilize the fishing pier and access the marsh for paddling or fishing from one central locale. Visit the refuge office for property maps.Cane Ridge Wildlife Management Area is located in Gibson County approximately 10 miles west of Princeton, IN. Cane Ridge is a wetland restoration site built to provide nesting opportunities for the Federally endangered interior least tern as well as habitat for waterfowl and shorebirds to use during migration. Cane Ridge is managed as a sanctuary with most of the area closed to public access. However, wildlife observation and photography opportunities exist from the roadway and observation deck that provides a nice vantage point of the nesting islands and wetlands. Visit the refuge office for property maps
When planning a trip to the refuge, it is important to wear appropriate footwear for canoeing, sturdy shoes for land excursions and to dress for the weather. Consider bringing water, food, binoculars, field guides, a hat, sunscreen, and insect repellent to make the outdoor experience more enjoyable.
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Patoka River NWR protects nesting sites for the endangered least tern.