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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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Waterfowl Surveys

Winter Waterfowl Surveys

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Waterfowl counts along standard survey route at Lake Lowell Unit

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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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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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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Badger - ©Mike Shipman
Last Updated: Oct 20, 2016
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