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Anaho Island National Wildlife Refuge is within the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation. Tribal permits are required for visiting the reservation. They are available online (https://plpt.nagfa.net/online/) or at the gas station in Nixon, NV or the ranger station in Sutcliffe, NV. Check with the tribe for current fees.

The refuge is closed to all public access.  Boats are prohibited within one thousand feet of the island.

Other Facilities in the Complex

Anaho Island National Wildlife Refuge, Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge and Fallon National Wildlife Refuge are managed as part of the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

Rules and Policies

The refuge is closed to all public access. Boats are prohibited within one thousand feet of the island.

Permits are required by the tribe to access and use the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation. Contact the tribe for current fees and regulations.

Locations

Anaho Island National Wildlife Refuge

Anaho Island National Wildlife Refuge staff are located at the headquarters offices for the Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex in Fallon, Nevada. The refuge is an island in Pyramid Lake, which is within the Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation. 

Driving Directions

Though the refuge is closed to the public, it is possible to view wildlife from the lakeshore. From Reno, take State Route 445 north to Pyramid Lake. From Fernley, NV take State Route 447 north to Pyramid Lake. The east side of the lake is closed to public access. The only views of the refuge are from the west side of the lake.

 

Refuge Headquarters and Visitor Contact Station
1020 New River Parkway #305 Fallon, NV 89406
Driving Directions

The refuge headquarters is located at 1020 New River Parkway #305. Just east of Fallon, NV, turn south on Harrigan Road and go a little over one half mile, then turn east on New River Parkway.  Our driveway is the first right and our office is on the east end of the building. Yes, we are in a medical building, but our only prescription is to get you out to enjoy nature!

Hours
Office Hours
Monday through Friday
8 am - 4:30 pm