Features

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    Hunting and Fishing

    Hunters and Anglers are welcome at Browns Park NWR! Click the link below for more information regarding these activities.

    Hunting and Fishing Brochure

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    Wildlife Watching

    Winter is a fantastic time to view wildlife at Browns Park NWR. Elk, mule deer, waterfowl, and songbirds are abundant.

Wildlife Sightings and History at Browns Park NWR

Shed Antler Hunting is not allowed

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Please Be Aware! Shed antler hunting is not allowed on the Refuge. Collection of animal parts, plants, historic artifacts, fossils, minerals, etc. is illegal. If you find anything, please leave it for other visitors to see. For more information call our office at 970-365-3613 or email brownspark@fws.gov.

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Winter Wildlife

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Come see elk, mule deer, bald eagles, ducks, swans, pinyon jays, coyotes, and many other species at Browns Park NWR this winter!

The Wild West

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If you're intrigued by stories of Butch Cassidy and other western legends, come to Browns Park NWR to see areas used as hangouts by famous outlaws.

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Announcements

Swinging Bridge Information

The Swinging Bridge is open for pedestrian use. Motorized vehicles and livestock are not permitted on the bridge. Construction on the Swinging Bridge is scheduled to start in April. The exact date is weather dependent. The anticipated completion date is August 1, 2018. During this time the bridge and adjacent areas including the corrals will be closed to entry. Call 970-365-3613 or email brownspark@fws.gov for more information and alternative routes to cross the Green River.

About the Complex

Lower Green River NWR Complex

Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Lower Green River NWR Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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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