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Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge, WV

Fish and Wildlife Service

Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1990 to protect, conserve, and restore habitat for wildlife native to the river's floodplain. The refuge consists of twenty-two islands and...[more]

Address

3004 7th Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Phone:304-422-0752
Email:fw5rw_ohrinwr@fws.gov

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Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge headquarters are located at 3004 7th Street (Rt. 50) in Parkersburg, WV. Take exit #176 on I-77, travel west for one mile on 7th Street. Headquarters are located in a strip mall on the left. Most refuge property is accessible only by boat, however, Middle Island adjacent to St. Marys, WV has bridge access from the mainland. From State Route 2 in St. Marys, turn onto George Street and continue two blocks to the island's bridge. Contact the refuge for information about locating other refuge properties.

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