Cibola National Wildlife Refuge

Directions: From Blythe, go approximately 4 miles W on I-10 to Neighbors Boulevard exit. Go S on Neighbors Boulevard for 12 miles to Wayne Sprawls Farmer's Bridge. After crossing the bridge, continue S for 3.5 miles to headquarters.

Primary Wildlife: Wintering Canada geese, puddle ducks, greater sandhill cranes, other migratory birds and nesting endangered Yuma clapper rail.

Habitat: 16,600 acres of riparian habitat.

Recreation and Education: Auto tour loop, wildlife observation, photography, canoeing, hunting, and fishing.

Special Note: Cibola NWR winters the largest concentration of Canada geese and sandhill cranes on the lower Colorado River. Refuge also supports nesting for the recently reestablished Harris hawk. When visiting the refuge, bring plenty of gas, water, a hat, and sun protection.

P.O. Box AP
Blythe, CA 92226
(602) 857-3253

Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 13 Sep 2011
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

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