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Kofa National Wildlife Refuge


category : Wildlife Refuges
The Kofa Refuge protects 665,400 acres of mountainous Sonoran Desert habitat and encompasses the Kofa and Castledome Mountain ranges. It is home to a variety of unique animals and plants including desert bighorn sheep and saguaro cactus.


Phone: 520-783-7861
The Kofa National Wildlife Refuge is located 40 miles North of Yuma on the East side of Highway 95.

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