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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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A must stop that will truly amaze you.

This is an outstanding hidden gem that should be more publicized. This is an amazing nature refuge of wetlands full of wildlife. After pioneer farming and draining of the natural... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
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LAPORTE, IN
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LAPORTE, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This is an outstanding hidden gem that should be more publicized. This is an amazing nature refuge of wetlands full of wildlife. After pioneer farming and draining of the natural wetlands failed the federal government used the Civit Conservation Corps during the depression to return the land to its natural wetland wildlife state as it had been when the Native... More 

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Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This Necedah Wildlife Refuge is a beautiful hidden gem to visit. Wonderful and easy to walk trails, great viewing tower to watch the cranes, swans and other waterfowl, fun drives through the refuge with chances to see all kinds of birds and animals and a great visitors center to learn many things. Also good bathrooms outside if you are there... More 

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Marquette, MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Stopped here on our way thru WI. Beautiful area with wonderful educational, hiking, biking and wildlife opportunities. They have a beautiful visitors Center that is nice to visit and have a picnic lunch.

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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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