Big Boggy National Wildlife Refuge
|Big Boggy National Wildlife Refuge|
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
|Location||Matagorda County, Texas, United States|
|Nearest city||Bay City, Texas|
|Area||5,000 acres (20 km2)|
|Governing body||U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service|
|Website||Big Boggy National Wildlife Refuge|
The Big Boggy National Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife conservation area along the coast of Texas (USA) in southeastern Matagorda County, south of the towns of Bay City and Wadsworth. It borders a bay behind a barrier island at the Gulf of Mexico. Established in 1983 and encompassing 5,000 acres (20 km2) of salt marsh.
Big Boggy National Wildlife Refuge is for the birds. The refuge is only open to the public for waterfowl hunting season and for special activities.
- FWS (September 2008). "BigBoggy Refuge". FWS.gov. Archived from the original on 23 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-20.