Prairie Wetlands Learning Center Bird Trail

  • Features

    This center, owned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, was founded in 1998 to provide environmental education for area residents and visitors with a prairie and wetland focus. The site has
    325 acres of native prairie and 28 wetlands. The area has 4 miles of walking trails, an observation scope, programming and an interpretive center/bookstore.

  • Best Times to Visit
    April through June, September through February.
  • Birds to Look For

    Chipping, Clay-Colored, Vesper, Savannah, LeConte’s, Song, White-Throated, Harris’ and White-Crowned Sparrows, Lapland and Chestnut-Collared Longspurs, Dickcissel, Bobolink, Eastern and Western Meadowlarks.

  • Area Notes

    Four miles of walking trails are available, open dawn to dusk. The Visitor Center is open weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Call for summer hours. Prairie wildflowers mid to late summer.

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Prairie Wetlands Learning Center


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