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Buffalo Lake
National Wildlife Refuge

P.O. Box 179
Umbarger, TX   79091
Phone Number: 806-499-3382
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

Environmental Education
Please contact the refuge to find out about our offerings for schools and groups. A group camping/picnicking site may be reserved for environmental education only. The refuge staff may be able to help with additional activities.

Wildlife Observation
For an overview of the refuge, start out with the refuge auto tour. Two easy trails take you into the heart of some of the best habitats here--prairie and woodlands. Stop in at the refuge headquarters to pick up a bird checklist and find out the latest on wildlife sightings and events.

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The refuge is open from 8 am to 8 pm daily, April 1 through September 30 and 8 am to 6 pm, October 1 through March 31. The refuge office is open from 8 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

All refuge areas except the designated camping area are closed to the public after the official closing time including the auto-tour route. The refuge entry gate is timer operated. Campers may leave at any time by driving across the one-way exit. After the official closing time there is no entry or re-entry into the refuge.

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