Experience Fall Wildlife at Ankeny NWR

Saturday, November 1, 2014 – 9:00am-1:00pm
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Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge.

Visit the Refuge and participate in fun activities.

Directions to Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge

Rain or shine, Fall is a good time to see wildlife on the Refuge. The wetlands provide sanctuary for wintering waterfowl, wading birds and shorebirds as they make their migration south. Some even stay here all winter.

We encourage you to join in on one of our scheduled guided walks, volunteer to pull ivy, or just experience the Refuge at your own pace.

Guided Birding!

Birding Walk at Rail Trail Marsh - 9:00  am and 11:00 am.

Birding Stations at Pintail Marsh - drop-in

Walk the Future Nature Center Site!

Ankeny Hill - drop-in

Join a Volunteer Work Party to Pull Ivy!

Meet at Ankeny Hill, 9:00 am

 

Here is a flyer and map for the events at Ankeny NWR.

Call 503-623-2749 to sign up for the volunteer party or for any questions.

To get to Ankeny Hill:

From I-5, take Exit 243 (Ankeny Hill Road), approximately 12 miles south of Salem.  After exiting the freeway, turn west onto Ankeny Hill Road  (follow the binoculars sign).  Proceed 0.25 mile to stop sign.Turn right at stop sign and proceed 1.5 mile to Ankeny Hill viewing area on your left.

To get to Rail Trail: 

From I-5, take Exit 243 (Ankeny Hill Road), approximately 12 miles south of Salem.  After exiting the freeway, turn west onto Ankeny Hill Road  (follow the binoculars sign).  Proceed 0.25 mile to stop sign. Go straight past the stop sign (do not turn).  Proceed approximately 2.3 miles along Wintel Road and look for sign to Rail Trail on your left.  Turn left into the parking area.

To get to Pintail Marsh:

From I-5, take Exit 243 (Ankeny Hill Road), approximately 12 miles south of Salem.  After exiting the freeway, turn west onto Ankeny Hill Road  (follow the binoculars sign).  Proceed 0.25 mile to stop sign. Go straight past the stop sign (do not turn).  Proceed approximately 2.5 miles along Wintel Road.  Just before the railroad tracks, look for parking lot entrance on your right.   Turn right into the parking area.