McNary National Wildlife Refuge
Directions: Located SE of Pasco off U.S. Highway 395 just south of the Snake River.
Primary Wildlife: A resting and feeding area for up to 100,000 migrating waterfowl. Canada geese, mallards, American wigeon, and pintails, along with lesser numbers of tundra swans, snow geese, green-winged teals, Northern shovelers, canvasbacks, redheads, ring-necked ducks, and lesser scaup have population peaks on the refuge in November. Long-billed curlews and white pelicans are spring and summer residents.
Habitat: 3,629 acres of water and marsh, croplands, grasslands, trees, and shrubs.
Recreation and Education: Wildlife observation, study, and photography. Self-guided wildlife trail. Waterfowl and upland bird hunting. Fishing for largemouth black bass, catfish, and crappie.
P.O. Box 308
Burbank, WA 99323
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication
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