Rydell National Wildlife Refuge Bird Trail

  • Habitat

    Marshes, deciduous woodlands, fields.

  • Features

    This new National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1992. It includes 2,200 acres with over seven miles of accessible trails, four of which are paved. A 500’ bog boardwalk is also featured, as well as a wetland overlook platform.

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

    Trumpeter Swan, passerines, including Scarlet Tanager, Rose-breasted Grosbeak, grassland sparrows, Bobolink and finches.

  • Area Notes

    Checklist available. Universally accessible trails. Refuge Office is open 7:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call ahead for visitor center and trail access hours.

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