Home | Getting Started | Gift Center | Gear Store | Topo Maps | My Wildernet | Newsletter Signup
STATE:
ACTIVITY:
SEARCH:
North Dakota > North Dakota Wildlife Refuges > Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge
Activity Locator:

Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge




Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge
   Customized Topo Maps and Aerial Photos
Outdoor Gear and Clothing

Search by Name within North Dakota:



Trip Planner

Hotels Airline Tickets Car Rentals
B&Bs Yellow Pages City Guide


General Information

Description - Tewaukon NWR is primarily a migratory bird breeding and rest area. It is located in the southeastern corner of North Dakota in Sargent County near Cayuga, ND. The refuge is located astride the Wild Rice River (western tributary of the Red River), which flows from west to east and then north out of Lake Tewaukon.


Numerous wetlands dot the gently rolling glacial till plain which forms the prairie. A mile or two to the south rise the beautiful hills of the Coteau, a glacial moraine. The rich bird and animal life associated with the many lakes and marshes made the Lake Tewaukon area a heavily used hunting and living site for early man. Lake Tewaukon was named for an ancient religious leader, the "Son of Heaven" or the Great Khan, Te Wauk Kon.


Wildlife species seen on the refuge include whitetailed deer, red fox, mink, raccoon, skunk, muskrats, beaver, badger and coyotes. A wide range of small mammals from weasels to shrews, mice and ground squirrels live on Tewaukon. Over 243 species of birds have been seen on the refuge including many species of waterfowl, wading birds, shorebirds, and prairie species.

Location -


Current Conditions & Trip Reports

Trip Reports:
Add your own trip Report! Newly re-released feature. One of the most popular features on Wildernet, trip reports allow you to share your experiences with others. This is an invaluable resource for determining what to expect on your outdoor adventure, so please participate! To prevent spamming, you must be a registered user of Wildernet in order to submit a trip report

No trip reports filed to date. Please be the first one to do so!


More Information

Contact Information:
Tewaukon NWR, 9754 143 1/2 Ave. SE , Cayuga, ND, 58013, Phone: 701-724-3598
, r6rw_twk@fws.gov

Additional Information:
North Dakota Wildlife Refuges -

Links:
Tewaukon NWR - Official agency website

Advertisement





About Wildernet |  Email to a Friend  |  Disclaimer |  Privacy |  Contact Us  | Comments & Suggestions
Advertisers & Sponsors |  Owners & Operators |  Tourism Promotors
©1995-2017 Interactive Outdoors Inc. All rights reserved.