National Wildlife Refuge System

STILLWATER
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

1020 New River Parkway, Ste. 305
Fallon, NV, 89406
Phone: 775-423-5128; recorded info x232
E-mail: stillwater@fws.gov

FOXTAIL DRIVING TOUR ROUTE

Trail Information

  • Length: 7 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more

Special Features

  • Pullouts to view seasonal marshes, uplands, riparian areas
  • Enter across from Stillwater Point Reservoir




FOXTAIL LAKE BOARDWALK

Trail Information

  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more

Special Features

  • Located at mile 3 on driving tour route
  • Accessible, level boardwalk with rest benches
  • 2 extended observation platforms, one with seasonal floating dock
  • Pavilion with accessible restrooms, picnic tables, covered shelter, viewing scope, parking


MILLENNIUM MOMENTS PATH , STILLWATER POINT OVERLOOK

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.16 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 1.5
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Gravel

Special Features

  • Stillwater Point overlook accessible via ramp
  • Descriptive wildlife panels
  • Interpretive panels depict geologic and human timeline
  • Vault toilets, trailhead map, brochures


PAIUTE PATH

Trail Information

  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Surface: Gravel

Special Features

  • Short path to overlook
  • Interpretive signs depict traditional seasonal use of marsh by Paiute people
  • Rest bench at top
  • 100 yards west of pavilion along driving tour route


TULE TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1.3 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Surface: Compacted gravel

Special Features

  • Accessible with assistance
  • 15 interpretive panels detail natural and human history of Stillwater marsh
  • 5 rest benches, vault toilet, observation pond, trailhead kiosk
  • Wildlife observation blind at halfway point


Last updated: October 28, 2010