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National Wildlife Refuge

Pronghorn are a light brown color on their back, which contrasts with their white underbelly. On the wide-open plains, this white belly serves to camouflage the animals.

Alcova, WY   
E-mail: arapaho@fws.gov
Phone Number: 970-723-8202
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Pronghorns are the fastest mammals in North America.
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

Fishing is permitted year-round, except where otherwise posted.

All four units of the Refuge are open to the hunting of ducks, geese, coots, sage grouse, mergansers, deer, pronghorn, and cottontail rabbits in accordance with dates and regulations established by the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission.

An interpretive overlook can be found off State Highway 220 at the Sweetwater Arm unit. Habitat types and common wildlife found in the area are presented on the signs.

Wildlife Observation
The Sweetwater Arm unit of the Refuge offers the best opportunities for wildlife viewing and photography.

The Refuge is open from dawn to dusk.

Entrance Fees
The Refuge does not charge an entrance fee.

Use Fees
The Refuge does not charge user fees (i.e., hunt fees, camping fees, boat launch, meeting rooms rental fees, auto tour fees, guided tour fees, etc.).
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