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Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge

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The most western looking part of Minnesota

Great birding refuge for grassland birds, waterfowl, water birds, and under certain water... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2013
wildchough
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Minnesota
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Come And See If You Can Find The Ball & Prickly Pear Cactus!

My wife and I traveled here this September and thoroughly enjoyed the beauty and the wildlife of... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2017
BluegooseTraveler
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New York Mills, Minnesota
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Sep 17, 2017
“Come And See If You Can Find The Ball & Prickly Pear Cactus!”
Feb 16, 2015
“We drove a long way for nothing much...”
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44843 687th Ave, Odessa, MN 56276
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Reviewed September 17, 2017

My wife and I traveled here this September and thoroughly enjoyed the beauty and the wildlife of the refuge. This NWR is located in far western Minnesota near the small town of Odessa. It was established to provide habitat for migratory birds, fish and wildlife...More

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Reviewed February 16, 2015

If you come here in the winter make sure you dress for the weather and have some cross country skis or at least some snow shoes because this area isn't built for much else. We drove out here to take our pictures next to the...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

Great birding refuge for grassland birds, waterfowl, water birds, and under certain water conditions many species of shorebirds in July, August, and September. Not many mammals to see other than deer and raccoons but the rocky landscape, views of the Prairie Coteau to the west...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2013

Take a drive through to view colorful leaves, huge boulders in the middle of nowhere and you may also quite possibly see wildlife.

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