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“BIRDING ECO-TOURISM” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Modoc National Wildlife Refuge

Modoc National Wildlife Refuge
Alturas, CA 96101
(530) 233-3572
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Alturas
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
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Klamath Falls, OR
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12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

The Winter Wings Festival in February spotlights the main nesting area for the largest number of bald eagles in the US during the winter. Many species of birds have migratory pathways through the refuge so the scene is always changing for birding and photography.

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“Wonderful environment”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

We had family business in Alturas. So it really wasn't a pleasure trip. One of our extended family members that live in the area suggested we take our nephew to the wildlife refuge just on the out skirts of town. At first I thought this might be a little boring for the teenager. But I was wrong. It is a wonderful, peaceful place to take a walk. The wildlife, and bird life is extrodinary! We ended up coming back to the refuge several times over the 2 days. We really enjoyed the peacefulness and the bird watching. I recommend this to everyone. Espcially if you are just passing through as a one night layover. It is wonderful!

Visited August 2011
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