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Big Lake Wilderness

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General Trip Planning Information

Contact Refuge Office for information and maps of the area.

Recreational Opportunities

Activities include hunting, fishing, bird watching, nature photography, and hiking, however, a boat, canoe, or kayak is required to enter the wilderness area.

Climate and Special Equipment Needs

The climate is hot and humid during the summer months and cold and icy during the winter.

Safety and Current Conditions

The area is subject to flooding during any part of year, and water levels are highly variable.

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