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Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge

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Address: 1300 College Road, Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone Number: 907-452-5162
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Birdwatching, Hiking
Description: Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge is a 2,000 acre refuge on the...
Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge is a 2,000 acre refuge on the site of the historic Creamer's Dairy in Fairbanks, Alaska. The refuge has miles of multi-use trails that are open year round and it is an excellent location for bird watching and wildlife viewing. The Farmhouse Visitor Center is open daily in the summer from 10 - 5 and on Saturdays in the winter from Noon - 4.
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This was fun because my dad actually lived there many years ago when he worked there...he has many stories about this place and it was fun taking pictures of it now and sharing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Olympia, Washington
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Olympia, Washington
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This was fun because my dad actually lived there many years ago when he worked there...he has many stories about this place and it was fun taking pictures of it now and sharing with him!

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Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We have seen sandhill cranes in Florida, Indiana, Nebraska, and New Mexico. We can now add Alaska to the list. The refuge is a great place to see birds! We photographed blue birds in their houses and sandhill cranes. Highly recommended!

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Grove City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A surprising experience. the walk was beautiful....a circle thru the woods...met some volunteers who were fixing walkways. they wer able to answer questions about Fairbanks animals and natural places.AND, the Director is a real character! Who is very well educated and able to teach, tell and talk about Alaska interior natural science. AND, he's a artist. veryinteresting experience. OH WAIT.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Lovely walk through woods of Alaskan birch trees and breezy meadows. This walk is close to town and easy to do in just an hour.

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Englewood, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Being a Nebraska native, it was wonderful to see the sandhill cranes getting ready for their return trip south. Cranes were flying in and out within 150' of us. Creamer's is a wonderful place to walk through a boreal forest, bird watch, and spot all kinds of mushrooms. Flat walks are not crowded and there is at least one wheel... More 

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Craryville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Beautiful country, incredible walking trails. A nice way to see the wilderness from an old historic creamery/farm. Don't forget to visit the shop when on the grounds.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We are stationed here at Fort Wainwright. We stopped at Creamer's Fields today and tried our luck on Boreal Forest trail and we end up in a Birch-Berezka Heaven. There were 3 of us and not one of us walked away disappointed! Besides walking away with a decent amount of photos always a good thing; we walked away with more... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Went with my Dad who is a true birder. He was quite excited to see all the Sandhill Cranes. We walked all of the paths and didn't see other birds but the walks were all very nice. There is a visitors center which is worth visiting if you are interested in birds at all. Overall a very nice way to... More 

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Seward, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I love to watch the birds as the are passing through this area. I especially like the crane, which what most people want to see. The trails around the area are nice, but but dope is advisable.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Hi Folks. When we went there, there were no less than 60 Sandhill Cranes in the fields next to the dairy. They spend all summer there eating and singing. For those who have never seen these birds, they are jaw dropping beautiful standing almost 6 feet tall. Oh yah, they have a great farm and dairy too. Regards, OldeBear

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