Wildlife & Habitat


Established in 1928, Tule Lake Refuge encompasses 39,116 acres of mostly open water and croplands. These important crops, together with the waste grain and potatoes from the lease program are a major food source for migrating and wintering waterfowl.

  • Habitat

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    Habitats within Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex range from wetland marshes, upland dry sage brush, wooded forests, farmland and open water habitat which provides feeding, nesting and brood rearing habitat for large amounts of wildlife. 

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  • Wildlife


    Wildlife comes first on Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge. You can see a wide variety of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians which make the refuge their home. 


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