Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge
Directions: From downtown Tishomingo, follow Highway 78 to the eastern edge of town (watch for the refuge sign). Turn S on unnamed road at the High School. Follow road 3 miles to headquarters.
Primary Wildlife: Major flyway stop-over for migrating waterfowl, eagles, shorebirds, and other waterbirds.
Habitat: 16,464 acres consisting of lakes, river, streams, and woodland habitats.
Recreation and Education: Wildlife observation and photography, nature trail, fishing, public hunting area, and limited camping.
Special Note: The Refuge (and Lake Texoma) is a major wintering area for the bald eagle. As many as 102 eagles have been observed on the refuge during the wintering season.
Route 1, Box 151
Tishomingo, OK 73460
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication
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