San Bernadino/Leslie Canyon National Wildlife Refuge
Directions: In Douglas, take 10th Street E to the 1400 block. Office is adjacent to the Douglas Fire Department building.
Primary Wildlife: Endangered Yaqui topminnow and Yaqui chub. Threatened beautiful shiner.
Habitat: 2,309 acres in San Bernadino, 1,240 acres in Leslie Canyon consisting of desert riparian forest, perennial streams, and ponds, mesquite bosque, and desert grasslands.
Recreation and Education: Hunting, wildlife observation and study, and photography.
Special Note: The Refuge is one of the best birdwatching areas in the nation. Visits to the Refuge require a Special Use Permit, which is available at the Refuge Office. Take plenty of water, a hat, and sun protection.
1408 10th Street
Douglas, AZ 85607
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication
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