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Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge

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Address: 13751 Upper Embankment Road, Nampa, ID 83686
Phone Number: 208 467 9278
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Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Interesting Enough for a Visit

Enough to see in the visitors center and enough trails to walk on to keep a group of adults and children occupied for 1 - 2 hours.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Nampa, Idaho
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Nampa, Idaho
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Enough to see in the visitors center and enough trails to walk on to keep a group of adults and children occupied for 1 - 2 hours.

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Nampa, Idaho
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

As a family we regularly go to the refuge. There are walking trails, a nice visitors center and we have taken several classes. Our favorite class was about bats. They also host events for scouts, youth groups and school classes that are age appropriate and entertaining. This is a nice summer outing for the whole family

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Lake Lowell is a great place for a day at the lake for swimming, boating or hiking around. It is connected a nature center. Nice display of birds at Lowell lake..

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caldwell idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good fishing some swimming and good picnicing wildlife good but can be spotty refuge headquarters very nice

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Marsing
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I love coming here to check out the birds, displays and enjoy the solitude. If you hit it right there isn't anyone else here. You can close your eyes, listen and lose yourself in the nature sounds surrounding you.

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Nampa, Idaho
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

There is a very nice interpretive/visitors' center; lots of information on the history of the reservoir/wetlands/wildlife refuge, flora and fauna. There's a short interpretive trail; off one spur is a viewing blind with posters showing the types of birds you can expect to see. Inside the visitor's center, there is a telescope thru which you can view nesting ospreys; there... More 

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Nampa, Idaho
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

You can walk around and see some trees, birds, and rocks. Fun times in Nampa. You can fish, too, if you pay the state for a license.

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Meridian
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We were very impressed with the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge. I will bring my 2 granddaughters there for a visit.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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290 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The visitor's center was nicely set up. There was a nice display on birds, as well as a children's area. There is also a television with live viewing on a Raptor's nest on the refuge. You can also view the live footage over the internet. I didn't walk all the trails, but there is a nice, paved one that leads... More 

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Nampa, Idaho
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I agree with all the other reviewers. I would just like to say there are miles of trails available for the handicapped. Paths are designed for wheel chair use. For example,just east of the visitor center there is a paved walking path to a Bird observation Booth. This would be a boon to a family with a handicapped child. Birds... More 

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