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Welcome to Washita!


Washita is one of more than 500 national wildlife refuges in the United States. Come to the refuge to enjoy wildlife-dependent recreation like nature walks, hunting and many fun programs for children and families.

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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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  • Explore and Enjoy Wildlife


    Wildlife depend on national wildlife refuges as places to rest, nest and feed. Washita is a great place to see a diversity of birds, including the thousands of geese that stop over on the refuge during their migration.

    Wildlife & Habitat
  • History of Washita


    This region is rich in history. Learn about the settlement of this area and how it shaped the landscape of today.

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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.,

Deer herd / USFWS


McClure House / Dale Moore ©

Last Updated: Jan 11, 2017
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