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Modoc National Wildlife Refuge, CA

Fish and Wildlife Service

Modoc National Wildlife Refuge

Modoc National Wildlife Refuge is home to more than 250 species of birds and a variety of other wildlife. Located in a high-altitude desert valley on the western edge of the Great Basin in Modoc County...[more]

Address

County Rd 115, 1-1/2 miles south of
Alturas, CA 96101
Phone:530-233-3572
Email:modoc@fws.gov

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Directions

Highway 395 runs along the west side of the refuge and enters into the south end of Alturas, California. From Highway 395, turn east on county road 56 (at the Modoc County Museum on the south end of Alturas), and travel east about 1 mile across the railroad tracks. Turn right at the first paved road (County Road 115) and travel south 1.5 miles to the first road on the left. This is the refuge entry road, and ends after 1.5 miles, at the refuge office. It is also the beginning of the Teal Pond driving loop.

Activities
  • AUTO TOURING AUTO TOURING
  • BOATING BOATING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HUNTING HUNTING
  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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