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Sand Lake
National Wildlife Refuge

A large flock of mallards lifts off from a wetland already teeming with other water birds.
39650 Sand Lake Drive
Columbia, SD   57433
E-mail: sandlake@fws.gov
Phone Number: 605-885-6320
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Between deep blue potholes of water and scattered pieces of wild prairie lies one of South Dakota's treasures, Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge.
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  Wildlife and Habitat

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During spring and fall migration, millions of migratory birds rest and feed at Sand Lake NWR. Also, more than 123 different bird species nest and raise their young on the Refuge.

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