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Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge


category : Wildlife Refuges
Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge Established to provide habitat for waterfowl and other migratory birds, the refuge lies at the junction of the Canadian and Arkansas Rivers and contains 20,800 acres, half of which is water.

Snow geese concentrate here in large numbers during the fall migration. Bald eagles winter here in November and December. Birdwatching (there are over 250 species of birds seen at the refuge), photography, fishing and hunting (during season) are permitted in specified areas.

Six-mile daytime driving tours.


Admission: Free
Hours: Monday thru Friday, Year Round, 7:30am to 4:00 pm
Address: 11 miles West to Vian on Highway 64, (Cherokee Street), the South at the stop sign in Vian 3 miles.
Phone: 918-773-5251
Fax: 918-773-5598
Our Website:southwest.fws.gov/refuges/oklahoma/sequoy.h

Come visit us in Sallisaw, Oklahoma

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Sequoyah's Homesite

The original log cabin home of Sequoyah was built in 1829 and contains many artifacts relative to Sequoyah's remarkable achievements. Sequoyah built this one-room log cabin to serve as his home shortly after his move to what is present day Oklahoma.

Sallisaw, OK Landmarks

Missouri-Pacific Depot/Library

The renovated Missouri-Pacific Railroad Station houses Sallisaw's public library, the Stanley Tubbs Memorial Library. The exterior of the building remains true to the original structure built over 75 years ago. Current fiction, non-fiction, children'

Sallisaw, OK Railroad History

Historic Churches

First Presbyterian Church - 1918 Oak and Creek Streets First Baptist Church South Elm and Creek Streets

Sallisaw, OK Historic Churches

14 Flags Museum

14 Flags Museum is housed in the restored cabin, built in 1845, of Judge Franklin Faulkner, a pioneer lawyer of Sequoyah County. The museum contains early-day artifacts from this area. The entire museum complex includes a stretch of several log cabins with historical items on display.

Sallisaw, OK Museums

Sequoyah's Salt Works

Salt was a valuable commodity in the early 1800s. Besides being used as a seasoning, it was also used in food preparation and leather tanning. Salt also served as a medium of exchange in the West.

Sallisaw, OK Ethnic Heritage

Things to do Wildlife Refuges near Sallisaw, OK