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“Amazing natural site”

Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area
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Owner description: Many species of waterfowl call this lake / reserve home.
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
127 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Amazing natural site”
Reviewed July 12, 2012

Although this is a bit off the beaten path, it's well worth the drive. It's great for both bird and people watching and the nature center offers programs. If you go at the right time you will be blown away by the migration!

Visited April 2012
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Special Place”
Reviewed June 25, 2012

No matter what time of year you go through,there is all kinds of wildlife you may see. Deer,fox,owls,geese by the hundreds. Just a fun place.

Visited December 2011
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Philadelphia
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278 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“If you love wildlife!”
Reviewed May 25, 2012

This is a wonderful place to visit in the winter and see all the snowgeese and artic swans that stop.

Visited January 2012
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DOUGLASSVILLE, PA
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“it was an amazing experience to see 6000 white geese at one location--(and that was after most of the geese left!”
Reviewed March 27, 2012

I had read about the massive geese migration in the paper and debated as to whether to drive the distance or not because the warden said most of them had left. It was a beautiful day, we went and the sight was amazing! Six thousand snow geese remained. Can you image if you saw the whole show. The area in which they were congregating looked like a of field of snow. Solid white. At one point they took off and the noise they created sounded like a jet plane. They took flight, made a U turn and landed in the same spot. It was well worth the drive, plus if you have time, it is a good opportunity to drive through Amish country.

Visited February 2012
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Mt. Gretna, PA
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40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Perfect for Those Willing to Wait for Bird Sightings”
Reviewed January 22, 2012

Home to at least one American Bald Eagle, waterfowl, and more. Small visitors center with great guidance from educators. Fishing, picnic areas, and drive routes. Influx of tundra swans and Chesapeake Snow Geese can be so dense that they cover the water and late Jan/Feb/March.

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