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Address: 212 Wedgewood Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone Number: 18005284916
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: The wildlife sanctuary draws a crowd - a crowd of song and shore birds...
The wildlife sanctuary draws a crowd - a crowd of song and shore birds, moose and waterfowl. Featuring easy walking nature trails that lead to Wander Lake and Creamer's Field Waterfowl Refuge. Off the trailhead of the sanctuary is the Taiga Center that features free Alaskan movies for resort guests during the summer on the 14 foot screen. Visit the trailhead kiosk outside the Taiga Center for trail maps and Bird Checklist.
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Great walk

Just walk out the back of the Bear Lodge (FOLLOW THE RED FLAGS) and you'll have a very pretty walk and a chance to stretch your legs. BE SURE TO BRING YOUR BUG SPRAY!!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Deerfield, IL
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Deerfield, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Just walk out the back of the Bear Lodge (FOLLOW THE RED FLAGS) and you'll have a very pretty walk and a chance to stretch your legs. BE SURE TO BRING YOUR BUG SPRAY!!!!

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is located in Fairbanks at the back of the Bear Lodge area and near the Fountainhead Auto Museum. It is an easy and peaceful walk through some woods and around a lake area. Saw lots of birds, ducks, a beaver lodge and even a moose. Wear mosquito spray and take your camera. No charge, convenient parking.

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East Maitland, Australia
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44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

limited things to see. Could have had some nature walks. Reasonable distance from town centre. Nothing open when we visited. No facilities.

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Mount Sidney
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53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Walk out the back of Bear Lodge and take a nature walk around the lake. Take binoculars, telephoto lens and bug spray. You'll have a great time. Doesn't cost a thing but an hour of your time.

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Mission Viejo, Ca.
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Wear bug spray, walking shoes, read signs along the path & telephoto lens would be great from the viewing platforms.

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Rio Linda, California, United States
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Maybe it was the wrong time of the year,the area had an early snow and possibly it sent the wildlife off to start their winter preparations. It was a beautiful walk around the lake, but it was cold and we did'nt see a single animal or even a bird !

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Sonoma, California
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47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We stayed at the Wedgewood Resort while in Fairbanks and this little treasure is on the grounds. Although we only had limited time there, it was such a pleasure to be able to walk out of your hotel room and into such a peaceful place, full of interesting birds, squirrels and nature--- really a lovely place to go!

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Like the fountainhead auto museum, this attraction was adjacent to the place we stayed. Like the auto museum, this attraction is a gift to whoever visits it.

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Kfar-Saba, Israel
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40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We did the trail around the lake, it is flooded in some areas so you cannot complete the round. We went from one end till where it was blocked, returned and did the other side till the flooded area. We saw swans, cranes, gooses, seagulls, nice flowers and trees. They have benches along the lake which makes it fun to... More 

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Rocklin, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Very nice stroll around a large reserve with various birds and other wild life. The trail is easy for anyone to walk, the pace is peaceful or whatever you want to make it.

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Address: 212 Wedgewood Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone Number: 18005284916
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks

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