Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Amargosa Valley

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National Park · Wildlife Area
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The Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is a protected wildlife refuge located in the Amargosa Valley of southern Nye County, in southwestern Nevada. It is directly east of Death Valley National Park, and is 90 mi (140 km) west-northwest of Las Vegas.
The refuge was created on June 18, 1984, to protect an extremely rare desert oasis in the Southwestern United States. It is administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
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  • We weren’t expecting much but we’re pleasantly surprised by the trails, beauty and the staff at the headquarters. The movie there was informative. 
    We weren’t expecting much but we’re pleasantly surprised by the trails, beauty and the staff at the headquarters. The movie there was informative.  more »
  • Love this place ( when it's a cool temperature )! Been here twice. In good weather they have boardwalks to guide your wanderings. Considering the fragile ecosystem I'm glad they have the boardwalks... 
    Love this place ( when it's a cool temperature )! Been here twice. In good weather they have boardwalks to guide your wanderings. Considering the fragile ecosystem I'm glad they have the boardwalks...  more »
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  • Very unique place, love the silence. It’s nice to spent some time away from the busy life. This place has a nice crystal fountain. All of the water at Ash Meadows is fossil water, believed to have entered the ground water system tens of thousands of years ago. Great place to walk. Boardwalk is a loop going through the fountain.
  • Great place to go for a walk. Very peaceful and scenic. Lots of bird watching and lizards. The pond with the pup. Fish is neat and you can see neon colored fish.

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