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Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge


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Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge Established to provide habitat for waterfowl and other migratory birds, the refuge lies at the junction of the Canadian and Arkansas Rivers and contains 20,800 acres, half of which is water.

Snow geese concentrate here in large numbers during the fall migration. Bald eagles winter here in November and December. Birdwatching (there are over 250 species of birds seen at the refuge), photography, fishing and hunting (during season) are permitted in specified areas.

Six-mile daytime driving tours.


Admission: Free
Hours: Monday thru Friday, Year Round, 7:30am to 4:00 pm
Address: 11 miles West to Vian on Highway 64, (Cherokee Street), the South at the stop sign in Vian 3 miles.
Phone: 918-773-5251
Fax: 918-773-5598
Our Website:southwest.fws.gov/refuges/oklahoma/sequoy.h

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