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Seney National Wildlife Refuge

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1674 Refuge Entrance Rd, Seney, MI 49883-9509
+1 906-586-9851
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Wetlands are a delight

Growing up in Michigan many years ago, I knew this preserve as part of the great Seney Swamp, a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Citallwic
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Columbia, South Carolina
Nature for everyone

If you are looking for a place to reconnect with the natural world, this is the place for you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JBW449
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Curtis, Michigan
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“sandhill cranes” (12 reviews)
“visitor center” (18 reviews)
“mile loop” (8 reviews)
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1674 Refuge Entrance Rd, Seney, MI 49883-9509
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"sandhill cranes"
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"visitor center"
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"mile loop"
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"beautiful drive"
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"deer flies"
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"seven mile"
in 3 reviews
"auto tour"
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"golden eagle"
in 2 reviews
"speed limit"
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"lots of water"
in 3 reviews
"canada geese"
in 2 reviews
"two hours"
in 5 reviews
"welcome center"
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"great displays"
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"upper peninsula of michigan"
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"take your time"
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"worth a stop"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Growing up in Michigan many years ago, I knew this preserve as part of the great Seney Swamp, a vast cut over area with sandy roads, few inhabitants, an uncountable number of tree stumps, plenty of bogs and a scattering of small lakes. Now I...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are looking for a place to reconnect with the natural world, this is the place for you. With over 95,000 acres The Seney National Wildlife Refuge has a variety of habitats to explore. Start your adventure in the Visitor Center, a kid friendly...More

Thank JBW449
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Over 95,000 acres of managed wetland located on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Marshes, swamps, bogs and forests are frequented by more than 200 bird species. On our short afternoon visit Aug. 1, we slowly drove about 7 miles within the refuge. Notable bird species: more than...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the refuge and going at this time of year when the berries are ripe made for a great birding experience including Cedar Waxwings and Pileated Woodpeckers. We saw some muskrat activity and Swans as well. The hike around the pine trail is wonderful....More

Thank Brent M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here July 15th & did the 7 mile Marshland Drive. We saw so much wildlife, it was very enjoyable. We drove slowly so we could see as much as we could. This is free and we recommend taking the drive. Unfortunately we were...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a very cool (57 degrees) overcast July morning. Walked the 1 1/2 mile trail and drove the 7 mile loop. We were there about 2.5 hours. Saw 1 loon fly overhead, a lot of swans, and some muskrats (yes people, those are muskrats...More

Thank jeff w
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot tell you how many times we’ve come here over the years. The drive is always nice (especially in morning and evening). You’ll see a variety of wildlife. Over many years we’ve seen: beaver, coyote, bear, deer, trumpeter swans, weasels, eagles, osprey, large turtles, sand...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Watch girls trip. A real good movie. And this park is great. Lots of animals. Love this cute park...

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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

On a super hot day, we did better taking the drive, rather than hiking. But there were gorgeous views around every corner! The birds were spectacular! Worth a stop on your Upper Peninsula trip.

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

I try to visit everytime I am in the area. There is always something new to see. This time we saw swans (including 2 pairs with cygnets), loons, a snapping turtle, and an eastern kingfisher. There are 2 driving loops and both are worthwhile. There...More

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lameem
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Response from Bruce_n_Kathie | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so - not off the road anyway - maybe on the roads where the cars go. It's mostly water anyway.
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