Pollinator Gardens and Trails
Here are a few U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Wildlife Refuges (Refuge), Fish Hatcheries and other offices that have gardens and/or trails for butterflies and other pollinators that you can visit.
Butterflies visiting yarrow plant at Tetlin Refuge
, Alaska. Aleta Lavender/USFWS
- Leadville National Fish Hatchery has an amazing trail with fantastic seasonal signage identifying flowering plants. The trail begins at the parking lot east of the hatchery office.
- Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge - The Prairie Adventure Trail starts at the Visitor Center; along the trail, visitors can see insects and birds that pollinate native prairie plants
- Jones Hole NFH has two flower beds with a variety of perennials and annuals where you can see pollinators in the spring. One is located in front of the visitor center and the other is located on the east side of the hatchery building.