Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge

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Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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The Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge
Location Klamath County, Oregon
Nearest city Klamath Falls
Coordinates 42°30′30″N 122°02′30″W / 42.508333°N 122.041667°W / 42.508333; -122.041667Coordinates: 42°30′30″N 122°02′30″W / 42.508333°N 122.041667°W / 42.508333; -122.041667
Area 14,400 acres (5,800 ha)1
Established 1928 (1928)2
Governing body U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge located in southwestern Klamath County on the shores of Upper Klamath Lake in Oregon. It was established in 1928 and contains some 14,400 acres (5,800 ha)1 of freshwater marshes. It is accessible only by boat off Malone springs and neighboring ramps. The refuge is part of the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex and is administered along with the other refuges of the complex from common offices in Tulelake, California.

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