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Address: , McGregor, MN
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: This 18,000-acre preserve is home to an impressive array of wildlife.

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Great Place for a walk

Check for ticks! We picked up plenty. The trails were marked and we learned about the wild rice and history of the place which was interesting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Check for ticks! We picked up plenty. The trails were marked and we learned about the wild rice and history of the place which was interesting.

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McGregor, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

A great year round treat. Fun self guided auto tour with map and points of interest. Lots of trails, with surprisingly varied habitat. Indian burial grounds. Good place to kayak and fish. We live ten minutes away and go all the time. Free admittance....can't beat it.....get going!!!

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Stillwater, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

What a treasure! Displays in the Visitor's center are interesting and drive through the refuge is fabulous!

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Northfield, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Rice Lake and the surrounding 18,000 acres is a delight for the wildlife enthusiast. Coming in mid-October during the height of the migrations must be a truly astonishing experience, but it would be most interesting at any time. The visitor center is very informative and the ranger was very willing to give insights about the refuge. The ten stops along... More 

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