Bear Lake

National Wildlife Refuge - Idaho

Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located in southeast Idaho, seven miles (11 km) south of Montpelier. Surrounded by mountains, it lies in Bear Lake Valley at an elevation ranging from 5,925 feet (1,806 m) on the marsh to 6,800 feet (2,100 m) on the rocky slopes of Merkley Mountain. The refuge office is located in Montpelier. The 19,000-acre (77 km2) refuge is mainly made up of a bulrush marsh, open water, and flooded meadows of sedges, rushes, and grasses. Portions of the refuge include scattered grasslands and brush-covered slopes.

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Recreation map of Montpelier Ranger District in Caribou-Targhee National Forest (NF) in Idaho. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).Caribou-Targhee - Montpelier

Recreation map of Montpelier Ranger District in Caribou-Targhee National Forest (NF) in Idaho. Published by the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).

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Map of Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Idaho. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).Bear Lake - Map

Map of Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Idaho. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Bear Lake NWR https://www.fws.gov/refuge/bear_lake/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bear_Lake_National_Wildlife_Refuge Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located in southeast Idaho, seven miles (11 km) south of Montpelier. Surrounded by mountains, it lies in Bear Lake Valley at an elevation ranging from 5,925 feet (1,806 m) on the marsh to 6,800 feet (2,100 m) on the rocky slopes of Merkley Mountain. The refuge office is located in Montpelier. The 19,000-acre (77 km2) refuge is mainly made up of a bulrush marsh, open water, and flooded meadows of sedges, rushes, and grasses. Portions of the refuge include scattered grasslands and brush-covered slopes.
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