Bamforth National Wildlife Refuge

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Bamforth National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Bamforth National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Bamforth National Wildlife Refuge
Location Albany County, Wyoming, USA
Nearest city Laramie, WY
Coordinates 41°23′30″N 105°44′17″W / 41.39167°N 105.73806°W / 41.39167; -105.73806Coordinates: 41°23′30″N 105°44′17″W / 41.39167°N 105.73806°W / 41.39167; -105.73806
Area 1,116 acres (4.5 km²)
Established 1932
Governing body U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Bamforth National Wildlife Refuge is located in southern Albany County in the U.S. state of Wyoming and includes 1,116 acres (4.5 km²). The refuge is managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service an agency within the U.S. Department of the Interior. The refuge is divided into three sections adjacent to Bamforth Reservoir, which is primarily owned by the state of Wyoming. The refuge is closed to the public and is unstaffed. Bamforth NWR is administered by Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge in Colorado.

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