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“Wildlife and History”

William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge
Corvallis, Oregon
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Wildlife and History”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

The wide array of waterfowl and other wildlife found on a network of trails and informative Kiosks is amazing. Your staff is very knowledgable and eager to help finding the best viewing sights on the refuge..

Visited October 2013
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Seal Rock, Oregon
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58 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Nothing great in August”
Reviewed August 12, 2013

Except for some very nice blackberries, not much is going on in the park in August. Don't go in on Bruce road as it is rough gravel. I will give it another try in the fall.

Visited August 2013
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Corvallis, Oregon
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85 reviews
33 attraction reviews
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“Finley Wildlife Refuge”
Reviewed August 8, 2013

The best times to visit here are in the spring and fall to see birds migrating through or in the winter to see huge flocks of wintering Canada geese. Best to call the HQ before going to see what's "in season". Summer an be sort of slow. They have a nice open house in the spring. Roads are dirt so don't plan on riding your road bike around. I'm not sure they're hot on folks riding mtn bikes around either, at least off the roads. They have great viewing stands and some well laid out paths through woods and fields. You can experience open fields, oak savannas, oak-conifer forests. Spring is the best time for most flower viewing. Bring binoculars and your camera.

Visited July 2013
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Independence, Oregon
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265 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Birding, hiking and beauty.”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

A wonderful area for hiking , birding and nature. Close to Corvallis and with an interesting history. Short hikes, beautiful landscape and depending on the season good to excellent birding.

Visited April 2013
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Napa, California
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“great nature”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

It's a beautiful place. We only saw a few birds. Seems that the winter is the best time to visit this area because it is full of Canadian geese and elk.

Visited July 2013
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