Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge

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Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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White-tailed prairie dog in Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Location Albany County, Wyoming, USA
Nearest city Laramie, WY
Coordinates 41°10′55″N 105°42′23″W / 41.18194°N 105.70639°W / 41.18194; -105.70639Coordinates: 41°10′55″N 105°42′23″W / 41.18194°N 105.70639°W / 41.18194; -105.70639
Area 1,968 acres (8 km2)
Established 1932
Governing body U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge is located in southern Albany County in the U.S. state of Wyoming and includes 1,968 acres (8 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 located at higher altitudes over 7,000 feet (2,133 m) and has a total of five natural alpine lakes that are named, as well as associated wetlands. The refuge was set aside in 1932 to protect habitat for migratory bird species and other indigenous plants and animals. Hutton Lake NWR is administered by the Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge in Colorado.

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