Cold Springs National Wildlife Refuge

Directions: Refuge is 7 miles E of Hermiston. From Highway 207 go E on Wall's Road 1 mile then S on Tabor Road to the refuge.

Primary Wildlife: Resting and feeding area for a large concentration of Canada geese and ducks during the winter. Pheasants, quail, and mule deer are common.

Habitat: 3,117 acres of open water, marsh, sagebrush, grasslands, and trees around the lake.

Recreation and Education: Wildlife observation, study, and photography. Waterfowl hunting. Warmwater fishing for bass, catfish, and crappie.

Special Note: Refuge is superimposed on a Bureau of Reclamation reservoir. Boats with electric motors only. No camping on refuge; camping sites available at Hat Rock State Park, 5 miles N on Highway 730.

c/o Umatilla NWR Complex
P.O. Box 239
Post Office Building
Umatilla, OR 97882
(503) 922-3232

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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