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Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, AZ

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Kofa National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1939. The refuge encompasses 665,400 acres of pristine desert that is home to the desert bighorn sheep and the California fan palm, the only native palm...[more]

Pronghorn Antelope
Kofa National Wildlife Refuge

Sonoran pronghorn are extremely shy and easily spooked, making them a difficult species to study. To learn more about this skittish species, wildlife biologists use wildlife cameras that allow them to monitor the population and learn more about their needs without disturbing them.

Desert Landscape
Kofa National Wildlife Refuge

American Kestrel
Kofa National Wildlife Refuge

Robert Burton

Desert Landscape
Kofa National Wildlife Refuge

Bobcat
Kofa National WIldlife Refuge

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Kofa National Wildlife Refuge

Address

Visitor Center and Headquarters
9300 East 28th Street
Yuma, AZ 85365
Phone:928-783-7861

Directions

Directions to Visitor Center and Headquarters: From I-8 in California: take the Winterhaven Drive and Fourth Avenue Exit south into Yuma, Arizona. The refuge office is located at the first intersection. Directions to the refuge proper: From Yuma, take Highway 95 north towards Quartzsite, Arizona, to refuge entrance signs.

Activities
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HUNTING HUNTING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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