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Oklahoma
Western Region
Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
SALT PLAINS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
SALT PLAINS NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
Route 1, Box 76
Jet, Oklahoma   73749
Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
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Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
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Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
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Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
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Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
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Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
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Overlook midway along eagle roost nature trail

Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
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Trailhead for eagle roost nature trail

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Creek crossing on eagle roost nature trail

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Small lake on eagle roost nature trail

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Coming to the end of the Eagle Roost trail

Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
'birds of salt plains'
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driving the auto tour, looked up and saw these two differen birds shareing the tree

Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
'staying cool'
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on the auto tour, spotted movement and stopped to watch this one just as he was laying down.

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'high tailing it'
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same guy. tried to get out of van to get a closer look and well............

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'oh,deer'
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this was taken along the auto tour, it was really hot and we almost did not see this guy hiding in the bushes.

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'wild turkey any one'
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Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
'bald eagle'
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i am so happy to have gotten this shot

Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
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this is along the highway at one of the many places to pull over and see wildlife/waterfowl.

Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
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Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
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The Salt Plains NWR was established in 1930 as a refuge and breeding ground for birds and has been designated an Important Bird Area and a member of the Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network. <P>It provides habitat for approximately 300 species of birds and 30 species of mammals. The 32,030 acre refuge is divided into almost equal parts of nonvegetated salt flat, open water, and vegetated land (marsh, woods, grasslands, and croplands). <P>
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May 10 There are so many ways to enjoy yourself by Robert Waggoner
Between angling for flatheads and bowfishing for gar or carp its a great place to pass summer days.
October 14 Something Different by K. Dawson
I live in East Texas and am excited to find places near enough to checkout on a short trip. I had never heard of this place. Now, I want to visit.


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To the Headquarters Office: From junction of State Highways 11 and 38 travel south 2 miles on Highway 38 and then 1 mile west to the office. <P>

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Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge
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