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William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge

#3 of 37 things to do in Corvallis Features Animals
26208 Finley Refuge Rd, Corvallis, OR 97333-9533
+1 503-588-2701
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This is a great place to view ... whatever is visible at the time. We have been to Finley at... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Norma R
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Albany, Oregon, United States
Nice place for a hike

We got here around noon. The start of the hike was hard to find as our Garmin GPS took us to the... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
Kitcrazy
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Calgary
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26208 Finley Refuge Rd, Corvallis, OR 97333-9533
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a great place to view ... whatever is visible at the time. We have been to Finley at various times of the year and have seen elk, deer, huge flocks of geese, ducks, hawks, gophers, ground squirrels, owls, wood ducks, and sparrows.

1  Thank Norma R
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We got here around noon. The start of the hike was hard to find as our Garmin GPS took us to the center of the park. The park store is open Friday - Sunday only. The hike was very nice. We did the Mill hill...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

The Jomer Campbell trail is wheelchair accessible and leads to a beautiful pavilion overlooking the lake where we saw a flock of white pelicans

1  Thank William B
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The structures are a bit aged, but the area and wildlife are great. Handicapped access is quite good with fishing. Also quite near is an archery range.

Thank jcpaclapp
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Finley is a beautiful wildlife refuge year round. My favorite time to go is in the winter when all the ducks, swans, and Canada geese are there. In the spring it's covered in flowers. In the summer, the wetlands are low and it's easy to...More

1  Thank Marge387
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Finley wildlife refuge is internationally famous for birding. It also provides wildlife viewing (Elk, Fox, coyotes, etc), walking paths, hiking trails and a small gift shop. Come out and enjoy something different every season!

Thank Ange C
Reviewed 15 July 2016

If you pick your days well and the season you can see the most amazing array of birds. Early morning is greatt! I took my mobile Tascam and some field micd as early as they allow to get the excited energy of the "dawn chorus"....More

Thank Travel333333A
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This place is excellent to escape the business of daily lives. You can find a new hike every time you go. It's private due to the fact that you can't bring pets or jog there. This keeps many people from heading out, but it's PERFECT...More

1  Thank prickeke
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

About 20 min South of Corvallis off Rt 99W .....Quiet Lane with Vista points for binoculars or camera.... Turtle Flats is 3 min walk to water edge... So quietly and slowly so as not to scare ducks away. Beautiful natural wood sculptures where wildlife rest....More

1  Thank Juanita R
Reviewed 16 March 2016

There is more wildlife packed into this small area than most people know. You MUST have binoculars, and a spotting scope is nice. The areas are large, and the viewing may be distant. Elk and Bobcat are common. Early morning and late afternoon are good...More

1  Thank Will W
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