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Necedah National Wildlife Refuge

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Address: W7996 20th St. W, Necedah, WI 54646
Phone Number: 800-877-8339; 608-565-2551
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Activities: Birdwatching

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Bird lovers paradise!

This is an awesome, nature lovers place to visit. The visitor's center was really nicely done, staffed with great & very helpful staff. They loan binoculars out which was so nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Parkton, Maryland
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Parkton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is an awesome, nature lovers place to visit. The visitor's center was really nicely done, staffed with great & very helpful staff. They loan binoculars out which was so nice to help see all the birds you encounter on all the trails. We saw blue heron, a whooping crane family with newly born baby, trumpet swans and many other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We live about 40 minutes away from here and had never visited - what a shame! We loved it!! Make your first stop the beautiful visitors center. It's interactive and fun for kids (and adults) and the staff was very pleasant. Drive or hike - there's lots to see. Pack a picnic, go fishing, hiking, etc...there's tons to see and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

staff at the visitors center is awesome! They'll lend you binoculars for your hikes, and point out wildlife for you to enjoy. We loved the hiking, & saw bald eagles, whooping crane, trumpeter swans, & bobolink .

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

It was six degrees outside so needless to say we didn't get out of the car much. The animals were hunkered down so we didn't see much. It was a lovely drive and the roads were well shoveled.

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Port Aransas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

You do not get to see the baby cranes as they prepare for their trip south but there is a very nice kiosk near highway 21. The refuge is quite large but there are roads by some of the ponds where you may see ducks and other wild life.

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Cornelia, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Went on a tour of the Necedah National Wildlife Refuge . . . many photo-ops for wildlife and birds, particularly Whooping Cranes and Sandhill Cranes in their natural environments.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Fantastic visitors center with great displays and a very good gift shop. The Volunteers were both knowledgeable and helpful. Even in mid March we saw a Bald Eagle sitting on its nest as well as two Trumpeter Swans and some Sandhill Cranes.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This was our first time to the visitor center although we have driven through the refuge before. The newer center is impressive. The staff were very friendly and helpful showing us the trails on the maps provided. The trail we hiked for the first time was well marked and we enjoyed our snow shoe hike. Definitely will be back to... More 

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Demotte, IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

For the first time in over 15 years, I was able to get close enough to photograph these magnificent birds! My father in law said it was only the 2nd time in 40 years he was that close. They were just wandering across the road we were passing through on! You never know what you will see driving through -... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We've been visiting the refuge for years, but they have built a brand new visitor center that is LOADED with wonderful dioramas, interactive displays (can you identify the birdsong?), a gift shop (including books, jewlery, t-shirts), a mini theater that shows a film about the wildlife in the area. The bathrooms are clean (some inside and some with access from... More 

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Address: W7996 20th St. W, Necedah, WI 54646
Phone Number: 800-877-8339; 608-565-2551
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Necedah

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