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Explore the Refuge!


The Refuge features an auto tour route and three nature trails for the public to view and photograph wildlife in a natural setting. The Refuge also has a large waterfowl hunting program.

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About the Complex

San Luis NWR Complex

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The San Luis NWR Complex includes the San Luis NWR, Merced NWR, San Joaquin River NWR, and Grasslands Wildlife Management Area.

Merced is managed as part of the San Luis NWR Complex.

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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: May 04, 2017
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