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“Can't be beat for long walks.”

William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Great expansive areas as well as wooded areas and lots of water. Flat land and hills mix well. Very good for long walks or short walks. No cost.

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Reviewed June 23, 2014

Finley is probably not for the average sightseer but with patience, and a pair of binos you can see a lot: woodpeckers, songbirds and even a occasional bobcat.
Drive slowly and talk quietlyfor best results. Don't miss the trees at the visitors center for songbirds and the oaks along the road for blue birds.

2  Thank swiftee
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Reviewed June 20, 2014

I love the hikes at FWLR - good trails and so much to see. However, I have yet to see an elk herd. What is the best season to do that? What time of day? what location (meadow, marsh..)? It's mid-June, so I'm hoping I can get some elk-sighting in before the fall.

3  Thank Cathy P
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Reviewed June 19, 2014

Finley is by far my favorite place to hike in Corvallis Oregon. They have many nice trails. One which walks alongside a large pond. We've even seen fish. To name a few animals we've seen, cranes, birds, cougars (I haven't seen one but my sister has), cows, and carp. They have many fruit trees that you can eat from. Pears and plums are most abundant. :) They also have a tour of
their REAL 19th century house.

2  Thank Hannah D
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Reviewed May 29, 2014

if you like animals, wildlife, flowers and a want to be outside without many people, this is the place to go. The bathrooms are clean, the walking trails marvelous, and the animals plentiful! What I wouldn't do again is go out the backside of the park as it goes out into a very steep a winding narrow road without guardrails(!) But it is amazing spot and it's free!

1  Thank Mary M
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