Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge

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Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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Waterway in the refuge
Map showing the location of Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge
Map of the United States
Map showing the location of Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge
Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge (the United States)
LocationPrince William County, Virginia, United States
Nearest cityDale City, Virginia
Coordinates38°35′40″N 77°15′20″W / 38.59444°N 77.25556°W / 38.59444; -77.25556Coordinates: 38°35′40″N 77°15′20″W / 38.59444°N 77.25556°W / 38.59444; -77.25556
Area325 acres (1.32 km2)
Established1970
Governing bodyU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
WebsiteFeatherstone National Wildlife Refuge

The Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge is a National Wildlife Refuge located along the Potomac River in Virginia, at the point where it meets Neabsco Creek. The 325 acres (1.32 km2) of tidal marsh has been administered by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service since 1970; currently, it is part of the Potomac River National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The refuge covers wetlands and woodlands, and has a railroad right-of-way bordering its western edge. It is currently closed to the public, but has been considered as a possible portion of the route for the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.