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Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area

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Great place!

We spent the afternoon here while camping nearby. Wonderful place! Very educational for children... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Parkesburg, Pennsylvania
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Great areas for hiking

We pulled in to the Visitor Center and found maps and info for trails. We opted for the... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Robbinsville, New Jersey
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“visitor center”(14 reviews)
“driving tour”(7 reviews)
“hiking trails”(4 reviews)
Many species of waterfowl call this lake / reserve home.
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100 Museum Rd, Kleinfeltersville, PA 17578
+1 717-733-1512
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent the afternoon here while camping nearby. Wonderful place! Very educational for children & adults! So much information & hands on displays. So glad we visited!

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Reviewed August 12, 2018

We pulled in to the Visitor Center and found maps and info for trails. We opted for the Conservation trail (about 1.4 miles). Though we didn't feel it was clearly marked in some spots, we made it through. It had just rained the day before,...More

Thank Wherenext14
Reviewed June 15, 2018

We stopped by to see the visitor center and take a short hike. The visitor center was nice, not very big. But a lot of information if you are interested in birds and waterfowl. We took the hike that left from the parking lot, there...More

1  Thank LittleLinda99
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

It was our first time to visit middle creek. We kept eyes on online report, when we get there, it was peak amount. You will need walk about half a mile trail to see this fantastic view. Only one trail was open during February. You...More

2  Thank Yuzhu Z
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I recently learned about the migration of snow geese through this area. We live less than an hour away and never knew of this. Seeing tens of thousands of snow geese on the lake was so amazing. The driving tour around the...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Took my 9yr old daughter for an afternoon adventure! Stopped at the visitor center first and enjoyed all of the educational stations and animals and birds on display. We grabbed the maps for the driving tour and hiking trails and headed out. Even though it’s...More

Thank PittGrad
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

We have seen the tv coverage of the snow goose migration to Middle Creek WMA on local tv for years but this was our first in person visit. Why did we wait so long? They said that last week there were 200,000 snow geese at...More

Thank SAinPA
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Just a small hike to Willow Point will cause a most remarkable excitement for you as you gaze out over a lake filled with beautiful but noisey snow geese migrating through to their nesting in northern Canada. We were to see the geese on Saturday...More

2  Thank Elvin B
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

We had a strange day at Middle Creek. The snow geese were there because we could hear a massive cacophony. When we left suburban Philadelphia the temperature was in the upper 60’s. When we arrived at Middle Creek it was in the low 40s with...More

1  Thank 629Phila
Reviewed February 4, 2018

It's off season, but the visitors' center reported 7500 snow geese, 5000 Canada geese, and 2500 tundra swans. When the snow geese fly, it looks like a blizzard. The best times to be there are before 7:00 AM and around 4:00 PM. During the height...More

2  Thank MisterTiffy
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July 27, 2018|
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Response from Susan E | Reviewed this property |
First answer says it all. Best to check the website in early spring. There is a small visitors center which I think is open year round. There are also hiking trails
March 10, 2018|
Response from DianaB3449 |
Directions please