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Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area

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Opens in 11 min: 08:00 - 16:00
Open today: 08:00 - 16:00
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Great place!

We spent the afternoon here while camping nearby. Wonderful place! Very educational for children... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Parkesburg, Pennsylvania
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Great areas for hiking

We pulled in to the Visitor Center and found maps and info for trails. We opted for the... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Robbinsville, New Jersey
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  • Average1%
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“visitor center”(14 reviews)
“driving tour”(7 reviews)
“hiking trails”(4 reviews)
Many species of waterfowl call this lake / reserve home.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:00
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100 Museum Rd, Kleinfeltersville, PA 17578
+1 717-733-1512
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All reviews visitor center driving tour hiking trails tens of thousands short hike enjoy nature picnic lunch well worth the trip half mile great for kids tundra swans willow point canada geese snow goose bird feeding waterfowl migration
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very peaceful. Brings lots of people for miles around when the geese are migrating. Been going there for years.

Thank shereeln
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the afternoon here while camping nearby. Wonderful place! Very educational for children & adults! So much information & hands on displays. So glad we visited!

Thank cupcake871
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We pulled in to the Visitor Center and found maps and info for trails. We opted for the Conservation trail (about 1.4 miles). Though we didn't feel it was clearly marked in some spots, we made it through. It had just rained the day before,...More

Thank Wherenext14
Reviewed 15 June 2018

We stopped by to see the visitor center and take a short hike. The visitor center was nice, not very big. But a lot of information if you are interested in birds and waterfowl. We took the hike that left from the parking lot, there...More

1  Thank LittleLinda99
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

It was our first time to visit middle creek. We kept eyes on online report, when we get there, it was peak amount. You will need walk about half a mile trail to see this fantastic view. Only one trail was open during February. You...More

2  Thank Yuzhu Z
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I recently learned about the migration of snow geese through this area. We live less than an hour away and never knew of this. Seeing tens of thousands of snow geese on the lake was so amazing. The driving tour around the...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Took my 9yr old daughter for an afternoon adventure! Stopped at the visitor center first and enjoyed all of the educational stations and animals and birds on display. We grabbed the maps for the driving tour and hiking trails and headed out. Even though it’s...More

Thank PittGrad
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We have seen the tv coverage of the snow goose migration to Middle Creek WMA on local tv for years but this was our first in person visit. Why did we wait so long? They said that last week there were 200,000 snow geese at...More

Thank SAinPA
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Just a small hike to Willow Point will cause a most remarkable excitement for you as you gaze out over a lake filled with beautiful but noisey snow geese migrating through to their nesting in northern Canada. We were to see the geese on Saturday...More

2  Thank Elvin B
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We had a strange day at Middle Creek. The snow geese were there because we could hear a massive cacophony. When we left suburban Philadelphia the temperature was in the upper 60’s. When we arrived at Middle Creek it was in the low 40s with...More

1  Thank 629Phila
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27 July 2018|
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Response from Susan E | Reviewed this property |
First answer says it all. Best to check the website in early spring. There is a small visitors center which I think is open year round. There are also hiking trails
10 March 2018|
Response from DianaB3449 |
Directions please