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Tule Lake
National Wildlife Refuge

4009 Hill Rd
Tulelake, CA   96134 - 9758
E-mail: r8kbwebmaster@fws.gov
Phone Number: 530-667-2231
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

Environmental Education
Wildlife-oriented teacher workshops and interpretive programs/tours for schools and other organizations may be arranged by contacting refuge headquarters.

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Hunting opportunities for waterfowl and pheasant are provided on Tule Lake Refuge in accordance with State regulations. During the regular State season, approximately 40% of the refuge is open daily to waterfowl hunting, although all hunting ends at 1:00 p.m. Several special youth hunts are scheduled each season. Buy a Federal Duck Stamp, available at refuge headquarters. Duck Stamp dollars are used to purchase wetland habitat for inclusion in the National Wildlife Refuge System. Required of all waterfowl hunters over age 16, it is also a valuable collector's item. Contact refuge headquarters for hunting maps and other related information.

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You are encouraged to stop at the refuge headquarters and visitor center when you first arrive. Refuge wildlife are colorfully described by exhibits, and information regarding wildlife viewing opportunities, road conditions, upcoming events, and an opportunity to purchase wildlife oriented books and other items. Proceeds are used to support refuge education programs.

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Wildlife Observation
Open from sunrise to sunset, an improved gravel auto tour route gives visitors access to much of the refuge.

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The auto tour route is open from sunrise to sunset.

The visitor center is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and weekends 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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