For boundless opportunities to discover nature in all its splendor, national wildlife refuges are unsurpassed. From all parts of the globe, about 44 million visitors flock to nature's treasure troves each year.
The National Wildlife Refuge System's extensive trails, boardwalks, observation decks, hunting and photography blinds, fishing piers and boat launches offer great opportunities to learn and have fun. Click on the photos below to find out just where to go.
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|Here’s a sampling of some super refuge drives to whet your appetite for the wonders of wildlife. More . . .||HH||Resurrection Bay, Alaska. More . . .||HH||Explore scenic nature trails by snowshoe or cross-country ski at a national wildlife refuge. Here are some refuges made for snowy fun.|
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|Afraid of Nature? Who You?||HH||Monarch Migration Trail||HH||Milkweed for Monarchs|
|Dispelling fears of nature - here's how refuge rangers do it. More . . .||HH||Five Super Stops on Monarch Migration Trail More . . .||HH||Monarch butterflies are in trouble. What can you do? Consider collecting and sowing milkweed seed to help struggling monarch butterflies. More here. . .|
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