Wildlife Watching

Upper Klamath National Wildlife Refuge

Established in 1928, the Upper Klamath NWR is 15,000 acres of almost entirely fresh water marsh. The Refuge provides a great nesting and brood rearing area for waterfowl and colonial nesting birds including American white pelican and several heron species. Bald eagle and osprey can sometimes be spotted fishing ...

Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge

Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge offers one of the largest concentrations of shorebirds south of Alaska on the United States west coast. It is one of the four major staging areas for shorebirds in North America. During springtime, shorebirds gather at the refuge to to feed, store up on ...

Over and Under the Snow Inspires Curiosity

Over and Under the Snow CoverLooking for a new bedtime story for winter?

Fun for Everyone at Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

Fort Zachary Taylor exterior and moat.Whether you’re a history buff, a beach bum, or a tropical fish aficionado, Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park in Key West, Florida has something for everyone! Florida’s southern most state park offers a wide array of activities and rich U.S. military history.

Androscoggin Riverlands State Park

Lying near Maine's second largest urban area (Lewiston/Auburn), Androscoggin Riverlands State Park is a 2,675-acre expanse with 12 miles of river frontage. More than half of Maine's population lives within an hour's drive of this park, which is the fifth largest in the state. An extensive trail network and ...

Chattahoochee Bend State Park

 Located in a graceful bend of the Chattahoochee River, the park is a haven for paddlers, campers and anglers. At 2,910 acres, Chattahoochee Bend is one of Georgia’s largest state parks, protecting five miles of river frontage. A boat ramp provides easy access to the water, while more than ...

Grandfather Mountain State Park

In 2008, the state parks system acquired 2,456 acres along the crest of Grandfather Mountain to become a North Carolina State Park. Any additional tracts or facilities would be identified and prescribed through a public master planning process. The Grandfather Mountain attraction will continue to operate as it has ...

Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge is for the birds

November 29, 2012, 7:30 am
Over the course of a year, nearly 260 species of birds and waterfowl have been spotted in this vast preserve of wet prairies, sawgrass marshes, sloughs and tree islands, making the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge an official “Gateway” along the official Great Florida Birding Trail. And the birds share this ...

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