Minidoka

National Wildlife Refuge - Idaho

Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge is located on the Snake River Plain in south-central Idaho, 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Rupert. It includes about 80 miles (130 km) of shoreline around Lake Walcott, from Minidoka Dam upstream about 25 miles (40 km). Mule deer are commonly seen near the headquarters. Pronghorn roam in the open sagebrush areas in this refuge. Other mammal species including beaver, cottontail rabbit, porcupine, raccoon, coyote, thirteen species of bats, as well as other mammals are present in this refuge. Less common mammal species include cougar, bobcat, river otter, elk and moose.

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

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

Minidoka NWR https://www.fws.gov/refuge/minidoka https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minidoka_National_Wildlife_Refuge Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge is located on the Snake River Plain in south-central Idaho, 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Rupert. It includes about 80 miles (130 km) of shoreline around Lake Walcott, from Minidoka Dam upstream about 25 miles (40 km). Mule deer are commonly seen near the headquarters. Pronghorn roam in the open sagebrush areas in this refuge. Other mammal species including beaver, cottontail rabbit, porcupine, raccoon, coyote, thirteen species of bats, as well as other mammals are present in this refuge. Less common mammal species include cougar, bobcat, river otter, elk and moose.
Refuge Boundary Boat Ramp N Miles 2 Public Hunting Water Area Buoy Line Boat Fishing Area Hunter Parking Area Lake Walcott State Park Minidoka County Blaine County A Unimproved Road (not recommended for sedans) To Minidoka ounty assia C C a C l na F Refuge Headquarters is located within Lake Walcott State Park. To Rupert B Bird Island A D C E Minidoka Dam Lake Walcott Access to West Hunting Area (Road closed to vehicles January 15 to September 20, foot travel permited.) (Baseline Road) Microwave Tower Sn ak e Ri ve r Boat Fishing Lane To Wapi Boat Fishing Lane Gifford Springs Road closed to vehicles January 15 to September 20, foot travel permited. To American Falls Smith Springs S na k e Old Tule Island G Ri ve r Hig Coldwater Interchange hw ay Exit 21 30N To Burley Raft River Exit 15 Power County County Cassia County Blaine To Wapi Power County al No Wake Zone Can To Rupert Closed to Boats Blaine County 0 Kilometers 2 Public Hunting Land Area Bird Isla nd Road 0 Improved Roads To American Falls

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