Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge and Prairie Learning Center, Prairie City

4.2
#5 of 8 in Wildlife in Iowa
Wildlife Area Nature / Park
Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge and Prairie Learning Center is located in Prairie City. Plan your Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge and Prairie Learning Center visit and explore what else you can see and do in Prairie City using our Prairie City itinerary maker.
map
Create an itinerary including Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge and Prairie Learning Center
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
63 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This is a National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) which has been bought and paid for with money from the sales of Federal Duck Stamps. This NWR that is located in Central Iowa (about 20 miles east of Des Monie...  more »
  • We decided to drive through on our way home to see if we could spot the bison or elk today. And yes we did! We saw 4-5 head of elk with two of them being bulls and having pretty good size antlers. The...  more »
  • My 8 year old twins and I thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon visit to the refuge. We spent 3.5 hours between the learning center and the 2 mile trail that circles the prairie just beyond the center. The...  more »

Plan your trip to Prairie City

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Prairie City

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Plans in Iowa by other users

4 days in Iowa BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Dubuque BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM GERMANY October, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Iowa BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Des Moines BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Iowa BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Ames BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Cedar Rapids BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in United States BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in United States & Guelph BY A USER FROM CANADA September, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: September, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Dubuque BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Des Moines BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans