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Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge

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nice place to view Bald eagles

My hubby and I visited this place fro wildlife viewing. We saw about 5 bald eagles on the first day... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2016
Waterfowl, Eagles and Swans oh my!

The Lower Klamath National wildlife refuge is an annual destination for me during February at the... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2016
Brent M
Holland, Michigan
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America's first waterfowl refuge, this 46,900-acre region provides feeding, resting, nesting, and brood rearing habitats for waterfowl and other water creatures.
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12 Jun 2016
“nice place to view Bald eagles”
28 Feb 2016
“Waterfowl, Eagles and Swans oh my!”
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

My hubby and I visited this place fro wildlife viewing. We saw about 5 bald eagles on the first day and 7 bald eagles on the next day. The auto route was about 10 miles loop and you would able to see the wildlife closely...More

Thank YL1117
Reviewed 28 February 2016

The Lower Klamath National wildlife refuge is an annual destination for me during February at the Winter Wings Festival each year held at the Oregon Institute of Technology. Field trips to the refuge give you immense photo opportunities . The eagles are active and the...More

Thank Brent M
Reviewed 17 February 2015

The Lower Klamath Refuge is a national treasure, part of a much vaster system of wetlands that are rapidly disappearing through expanded agriculture and home-building further south in CA. A million ducks and geese and other large birds come through the Refuge each year, down...More

1  Thank Karen A
Reviewed 5 February 2015

We spent portions of three winter days exploring the refuge, and every turning brought new birding thrills. To start with, be sure to visit the visitors center in adjacent Tule Lake Wildlife Refuge, where knowledgeable rangers will steer you to birding hot spots. Then take...More

3  Thank ArlettaC
Reviewed 19 January 2015

I visit to photography wildlife and have never been disappointed. On this trip I had several opportunities to photography bald eagles, various other raptors, deer, coyotes and herons.

2  Thank Alinevada
Reviewed 1 October 2014

This wetland area is a great place for bird watching and beautiful scenery with multi couloured tall grass lands and water, mountains in the distance. In the last week of September we spotted : Northern Harrier, Great White fronted Goose, Whooping Cranes, Ring Necked Pheasant,...More

1  Thank flossyToronto
Reviewed 20 April 2013

A nice couple of hours at the refuge this morning. Very happy to welcome the Great White Pelicans back to the Basin!!

2  Thank Shaun883
Reviewed 3 February 2013

The "refuge" is actually a series of parcels that are close to each other but not contiguous. Winter viewing: Several dozen bald eagles and probably a hundred (or more) hawks. And there must have been tens of thousands of waterfowl. Take one of the auto...More

Thank wandering_bob231
Reviewed 23 January 2013

We headed up to Lower Klamath Lake to catch the bald eagle migration this past weekend (mid-January). Locals said we were a little early, but we were pleased with what we spotted - about 2 dozen bald eagles, 10 coyotes, 16 deer, 2 raccoons, 2...More

2  Thank FTJourney
Reviewed 24 September 2012

The Lower Klamath Wilfelife Refuge runs along the border of Oregon and California. It is miles of self-guided tour and loads of wildlife!! Recommend visiting during fall and spring migrations for the larget number of bird species. Howver, there is something for every season.

2  Thank jkhoekst
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