Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Brigham City

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  • My wife and I stopped off here on our way from Salt Lake City to Idaho as my wife is a keen bird watcher. The sanctuary consists of a loop road with many stop off points to observe the abundant wildli...  more »
  • We stopped at the Bird Refuge on our way South in late October and then on the way North in mid November. On the way South we passed by on a Monday (when the visitor centre was closed), but on the way...  more »
  • Be careful about hunting season when you plan your trip - we were sharing the refuge with convoys of large pickup trucks full of guys "managing the wildlife." And bring binoculars - there are so many ...  more »
  • We applaud all involved that make this such a world class bird viewing experience. We stopped in here just because we saw the sign on the I-15 a few years ago only having time to see the birds right around the center where there were so many to see in Spring time. We came back today and this time we were able to take the 36 mile auto tour which was very much worth the time - we found ourselves driving very slowly to take in the action on both sides of the road - this seems to be a slower time of the year but we were still able to photograph many different species of birds plus a strange sight of many carp with 30-40% of their bodies exposed above the the waterline??? We will continue to visit here at various times of the year to see so many bird actives. Will try to get here next in November - December - but whenever it is we will be back. Thanks to all for making the Bear River Migratory Refuge work so well for all of us.
  • Amazing visitor's center, great for kids. The loop is wonderful, bring your binoculars and camera. This is a jewel of northern Utah.
  • Great resource for everyone! Lots of free stuff to do , lots for kids. Take as long as you want, or make it an hour trip. Entirely up to you. All costs the same: NOTHING! Wonderful staff and volunteers. Paid for by our tax dollars and many generous donations.
  • Worth the time. I wish I here wer re birds but the ones we saw were beautiful.
  • Many things to offer, lovely trails for walks or a drive, a nice visitor center with fun activities for kids and adults, a gift shop, seasonal hunting with permits, fishing too I think. The staff is knowledgeable, friendly and invested in their job plus some awesome volunteers that help out.
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