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Wapato Lake
National Wildlife Refuge

19255 SW Pacific Highway (Highway 99W)
Sherwood, OR   97140
Phone Number: (503) 625-5945
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Wapato Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Land Is A Community Of Life

Historically, seasonal flood waters from the Tualatin River created Wapato Lake. Rich peat soils found in the lakebed supported wetland habitats that were surrounded by hardwood forests on the adjacent floodplains. These plant communities supported diverse wildlife communities that included migrating and wintering waterfowl, raptors, migratory songbirds, fish, amphibians and reptiles.

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