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Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge

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America's first waterfowl refuge, this 46,900-acre region provides feeding,...

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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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 and 7 bald eagles on the next day. The auto route was about 10 miles loop and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 June 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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 if you remain in your vehicle. Nice place to visit for wildlife lovers!

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Holland, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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 Tundra Swans and Snow Geese are plentiful.

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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 from an estimated 6 million in simpler times. If you hit it right, you might... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 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 off on the auto tour route, and be prepared to stop and jump out of... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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, Great White Egret , Red tailed hawk, Great Yellow Leg etc etc and hundreds of... More 

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Keno, OR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2013

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

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Molokai, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 tours. The roads are gravel, but in very good condition. If you plan on getting... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 barn owls, a kestrel, tons of Canada geese, and numerous hawks (mostly rough-legged and red-tailed).... More 

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Toledo, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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.

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