Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Seney

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#8 of 18 in Wildlife in Upper Peninsula
Seney National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1935 for the protection and production of migratory birds and other wildlife. Today the Refuge is comprised of a rich mosaic of marshes, swamps, bogs, grasslands, and forests. Nearly two-thirds of the Refuge is classified as wetland.
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  • While driving on highway 28, we spotted a big sign inviting us to the “Seney National Wildlife Refuge”, so we drove several miles out of our way to the Visitor Center. It was fascinating! The voluntee...  more »
  • We made our first trip through the refuge at 8:30am. We did the drive and it took us almost two hours. We saw a good variety of birds taking the marshland drive. Then we went to the visitor center. Th...  more »
  • The day was in the 70's and the enthusiasm of the park staff was contagious. Truly a wildlife paradise, from beavers to swans. We did get a glimpse of an eagle as it was hunting. Worth the stop.  more »
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  • Great place to take the kids. Dragonflies followed our car the whole way, delighting my son's. Take binoculars for they add to the experience,though they have look out ones you can use. Bird watching is what the main attraction is. Bald eagles, herons , turtles fish you name it.
  • Great place! Have been going there for 30 years. Have a great nature center there with an over the top staff. They have everything from educational films they show periodically to a souvenir shop. There are a couple of driving tours that you take with your own vehicle so you can stop wherever you like and take as long as you like.
  • This is a really pretty place I love to stop there when I'm going across the upper peninsula.
  • The staff in the visitor center are the best! Friendly and ready to help you see the most while you are there! They love educating the kids (even us big ones)!!! Watching the Osprey from the deck is fascinating! Lots of animals, mostly birds, can be seen while driving or hiking through! It's worth a visit!
  • Absolutely love it here. Very nice visitor center where kids can touch and explore, plus helpful volunteer staff. Very much enjoyed the 7-mile marsh drive where we stopped many times to watch loons, etc. We checked out a free fishing kit and binoculars with bird field guide for the loop.
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