Buffalo River State Park / Regional Science Center Bird Trail

  • Features

    This state park contains over 1,300 acres of prairie and prairie riverine habitats. There are hiking trails, a campground and picnic areas. Nearby, an interpretive center owned and operated by Minnesota State University Moorhead features educational programming about the area.

  • Best Times to Visit
    May through June, August through October.
  • Birds to Look For

    Upland Sandpiper; Bobolink; grassland sparrows; woodpeckers; finches and migrant passerines. The Blue-gray Gnatcatcher can be found at the park on the periphery of its Minnesota range.

  • Area Notes

    Vehicle permit required for the park. Checklist available for entire area. Walking trails at both the park and science center. Interpretive center located at the science center features a bird feeding area and bird exhibit.

  • Photo Gallery
Buffalo River State Park or Minnesota State University Moorhead Regional Science Center


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