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The refuge's primary purpose is to provide habitat for wintering waterfowl, other migratory birds and resident species; to provide habitat and protection for endangered or threatened species; and to provide wildlife oriented recreational opportunities for the public.
Established in 1964, Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge is located on both banks of the Chattahoochee River in southeast Alabama and southwest Georgia. Named after the city of Eufaula, the 11,184 acre refuge offers a variety of wetland and upland habitats for diverse fauna. Prominent among the abundant wetlands is the impounded Lake Eufaula and several tributaries. The refuge is located about seven miles north of Eufaula.