Little River National Wildlife Refuge

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Little River National Wildlife Refuge
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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Map showing the location of Little River National Wildlife Refuge
Map showing the location of Little River National Wildlife Refuge
Map of the United States
Location McCurtain County, Oklahoma, United States
Nearest city Idabel, Oklahoma
Coordinates 33°56′47″N 94°46′21″W / 33.94639°N 94.77250°W / 33.94639; -94.77250Coordinates: 33°56′47″N 94°46′21″W / 33.94639°N 94.77250°W / 33.94639; -94.77250
Area 15,000 acres (61 km2)
Established 1987
Governing body U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Website Little River National Wildlife Refuge

The Little River National Wildlife Refuge is a National Wildlife Refuge of the United States located in Oklahoma. It covers 15,000 acres (61 km2) of forests and wetlands.

The refuge contains most of the remaining bottomland hardwood communities in the southeastern part of the state. It is characterized by low, wet oak and hickory forest with oxbows and sloughs. Trees of the landscape include hickory, willow oak, sweetgum, cypress, white oak, loblolly pine, and walnut.

A map of the Little River National Wildlife Refuge.

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