Wildlife Watching

Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge

Umbagog Natural Wildlife Refuge is a northern treasure in the National Wildlife Refuge System located in Coos County, New Hampshire and in Oxford County, Maine. Visitors have a unique opportunity to spot wildlife and take nature walks. Fishing is a popular pastime on Umbagog Lake and the surrounding rivers, ...

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Hewitt Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Hewitt Lake National Wildlife Refuge, located in north-central Montana, is managed by Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge. The area serves as a vital stopover for migratory birds, with both grassland and wetland habitats. ...

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Imperial National Wildlife Refuge

Imperial National Wildlife Refuge protects wildlife habitat along 30 miles of the lower Colorado River in Arizona and California, including the last unchannelized section before the river enters Mexico. The river and its associated backwater lakes and wetlands are a green oasis, contrasting with the surrounding desert mountains. More than 15,000 ...

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James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge

James Campbell Refuge consists of over 160 acres of wetland habitat in two separate wetland units near the community of Kahuku on the northeastern shore of Oahu, Hawaii. This wetland refuge is primarily devoted to the recovery of Hawaii's four endemic water birds (Hawaiian stilt, Hawaiian moorhen, Hawaiian coot, ...

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Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge

Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge's dramatic backdrop of steep cliffs plunging to the ocean is one of the best places on the main Hawaiian Islands to view wildlife. The refuge is home to some of the largest populations of nesting seabirds in in the main Hawaiian Islands. Visitors also ...

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Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge

Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) includes 11,556 acres along the Scenic Hatchie River and is located about three miles south of Brownsville, Tennessee. The refuge was established in 1964, primarily to provide habitat (food, water and shelter) for migrating and wintering waterfowl. Over 200 species of birds, 50 ...

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Grulla National Wildlife Refuge

Grulla National Wildlife Refuge is located in Roosevelt County, New Mexico, near the small town of Arch, approximately 25 miles northwest of Muleshoe National Wildlife Refuge. This 3,236-acre refuge is managed by the staff at Muleshoe NWR. More than 2,000 acres of the refuge is the saline ...

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Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge

Eastern forest dramatically gives way to the western prairie at Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge. Hardwood forests stretching from the Atlantic seaboard rapidly shift to the vast western prairie at this picturesque refuge. Prior to settlement this diverse vegetation was attractive to wildlife and the area teemed with waterfowl, ...

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Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge

Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge lies on the Big Mineral Arm of Lake Texoma, on the Red River between Oklahoma and Texas. Established in 1946, the refuge includes 3,000 acres of marsh and water and 8,000 acres of upland and farmland. During fall, winter, and spring, the marshes and waters ...

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Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge

Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1909, is one of the nation's oldest refuges. Located southwest of Boise, Idaho, the refuge includes the Lake Lowell sector (10,588 acres) and the Snake River Islands sector (about 800 acres). Lake Lowell is an irrigation project reservoir that provides an oasis ...

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