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Address: Rural Route 1, Box 25, Odessa, MN 56276
Phone Number: +1 800-877-8339
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The most western looking part of Minnesota

Great birding refuge for grassland birds, waterfowl, water birds, and under certain water conditions many species of shorebirds in July, August, and September. Not many mammals... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 May 2013
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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015

If you come here in the winter make sure you dress for the weather and have some cross country skis or at least some snow shoes because this area isn't built for much else. We drove out here to take our pictures next to the Check point MN sign post located for some reason here at the wildlife refuge. It... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013 via mobile

Great birding refuge for grassland birds, waterfowl, water birds, and under certain water conditions many species of shorebirds in July, August, and September. Not many mammals to see other than deer and raccoons but the rocky landscape, views of the Prairie Coteau to the west in South Dakota, and unusual vegetation like prickly pear cactus offer a western landscape rare... More 

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Spencer, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2013

Take a drive through to view colorful leaves, huge boulders in the middle of nowhere and you may also quite possibly see wildlife.

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