Glacial Ridge National Wildlife Refuge Bird Trail

  • Features

    24,700 acres. Tallgrass prairie (dry, mesic and wet); aspen woods; sedge meadows; calcareous fens; oak savanna; and cropland. When completed, largest tallgrass prairie restoration area in region.

  • Best Times to Visit
    April through October.
  • Birds to Look For

    Sandhill Cranes, Greater Prairie-Chickens, Bobolink, Marbled Godwits, Nelson’s Sharp-tailed Sparrow, Savanna Sparrow, shorebirds and waterfowl.

  • Area Notes

    Waterproof foot wear is recommended. No trails available. Access is by foot only.

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