Yield for Wildlife!
Many Black-necked stilts and other birds are using the road to rest. Please drive with caution. Thank you! Photo by: Frank Kee
Refuge Photo Contest
Capture the essence of Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge on Film!
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Guided Tours on Saturdays
Experience the Refuge with a Guided Tour. Tours are Saturdays from 10am-1pm in our touring van. Reservations recommended; call 435-734-6457
Refuge Tour Flyer
Summer is here and so are the birds! Shorebirds, grebes, swallows and many more.
Drive the Loop!
Don't forget, our Auto Tour Route is open EVERY DAY of the year, from sunrise to sunset...and the best way to view the birds and wildlife.
Want to know what birds are being seen on the Refuge? Click the link below for the most recent eBird sightings and Refuge surveys.Bird Sightings
We are seeking committed volunteers to fill the new Assistant Ranger-Naturalist position at our world-class wildlife education center.Volunteer Flyer
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
Learn more about the NWRS
Important Things to Know
Refuge water and road conditions can change frequently due to weather and management. Check conditions before you visit with the link below.Road & Water Conditions
Bear River has several priority bird species dependent on the wetland habitats of the Refuge and the Great Salt Lake such as Cinnamon teal, White-faced ibis and Franklin's gulls.
Page Photo Credits All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted.
Last Updated: Jul 22, 2014