Welcome to Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes National Wildlife Refuge
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Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes National Wildlife Refuge was established in August 2000, to protect breeding habitat for the threatened California red-legged frog, western snowy plover and endangered California least tern. The Refuge is located in the heart of the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes Preserve, an 18-mile stretch of coastline in San Luis Obispo County. Visitors may hike in from either the Rancho Guadalupe Dunes County Park on the south or the Oso Flaco Lake Natural Area on the north.The Refuge offers numerous recreational opportunities, from hiking, wildlife viewing to surf fishing. For more information call 805-343-9151.
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