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Union Slough
National Wildlife Refuge

male bobolink
1710 360th St.
Titonka, IA   50480
E-mail: unionslough@fws.gov
Phone Number: 515-928-2523
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Grassland songbirds such as bobolinks find habitat in Union Slough Refuge's tallgrass prairie.
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

Environmental Education
If you are interested in using Union Slough NWR as an environmental education site, please contact the refuge headquarters.

Fishing is available on a limited basis on various parts of the refuge. Contact the refuge headquarters for a copy of the refuge regulations and a map of the areas open to fishing.

Limited hunting for upland game, waterfowl, and big game is permitted on certain areas of the refuge. Contact the refuge headquarters for current regulations.

Union Slough staff can offer interpretation programs for organized groups such as clubs, schools, etc. Programs about wildlife, wetlands, prairies, and the refuge itself can be offered. Interested parties should contact the refuge headquarters to discuss possibilities. Indoor displays and outdoor interpretive panels are also present.

Wildlife Observation
The refuge features a 4.5-mile auto tour route that is open on a limited basis. The tour route gives the public an opportunity to view and photograph the refuge and its wildlife. There is also a short overlook trail leading from the headquarters to an observation platform fitted with spotting scopes and interpretive panels. South Unit of the refuge is open to hiking and snowshoeing. Please contact the refuge headquarters for more information.

Refuge Headquarters - Open 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday. Outdoor Facilities - Open daily, dawn to dusk. Wildlife Drive open on a limited basis. Please contact the refuge headquarters for more information.

Entrance Fees
This refuge does not require an entrance fee.

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