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  • Mule deer and fawn in smartweed

    CCP Planning Update #7, March 2016

    The Refuge's "standalone" CCP is available. Thank you for your participation

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  • History

    Deer Flat Refuge History

    The refuge, established in 1909 is one of the oldest refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System and has an interesting history.

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  • Bike-ped draft plan

    Lake Lowell Area Bike/Ped Access Plan

    The final plan is now available.

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Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit


Visitors to Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge can enjoy a variety of recreational activities, including wildlife-watching and photography, hunting, fishing, and environmental education and interpretation.

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Refuge Star Party

Refuge Star Party

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Refuge Star Party, March 4, 5:30-8:30 PM Are the long winter nights getting you down? Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge invites families to embrace the season and come out to the Visitor Center for an evening with the stars!

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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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Last Updated: Feb 14, 2017
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