Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge
Established by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1908, Lower Klamath Refuge is our nationís first waterfowl
refuge. This 46,900 acre Refuge is a varied mix of shallow freshwater marshes, open water, grassy uplands,
and croplands that are intensively managed to provide feeding, resting, nesting, and brood rearing habitat
for waterfowl and other water birds.
Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge
Upper Klamath Refuge was established in 1928 and is comprised of 15,000 acres of mostly freshwater marsh and
open water. These habitats serve as excellent nesting and brood rearing areas for waterfowl and colonial nesting
birds including American white pelican and several heron species. Bald eagle and osprey nest nearby and can
sometimes be seen fishing in Refuge waters.
Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Established in 1928, Tule Lake Refuge encompasses 39,116 acres of mostly open water and croplands.