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Road & Water Conditions

Bear River wetlands looking south

When planning a visit to the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, it is always good to check on the water levels and road conditions around our Auto Loop.  Along with information provided below, you can always call the Refuge at 435.723.5887.

  • Road / Water Updates

    Water and Pelican (small)

    Water and road conditions can change frequently depending on weather and season. Check back here frequently for updated water conditions.

    •  WATER CONDITIONS:  Updated December 12, 2016. Most of the Refuge wetlands are frozen. There may be some open water in Unit 9.  Ice thickness is highly variable. Please use caution. 
    • We are beginning our winter draw down. The water level in 2D will decrease, ice will settle, use extreme caution. 
    •  Water Conditions Map From 12/9/2016 
    • ROAD CONDITIONS:  Updated December 9, 2016.  Road Conditions are good. Watch for ice and snow. The tour loop is not plowed. Always be on the lookout for wildlife and other drivers. The Auto Tour Loop is one-way, counter-clockwise.  


Last Updated: Dec 12, 2016
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