Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge


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Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

Address:2155 W Forest St
Brigham City, UT 84302

Phone:435-723-5887
Fax:435-723-8873
Web: www.fws.gov/bearriver
Established: 1928.
Location:Northern tip of the Great Salt Lake, 15 miles west of Brigham City.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, viewing sites, auto tour route (12 miles), photography blinds, wildlife education center.
Activities:Fishing, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:The new 28,000 square-foot wildlife education center features a 200-seat auditorium, and 3,500 exhibit hall, as well as classrooms and a research lab.
Habitats: 74,000 acres of marsh, open water, uplands, wet meadows, ponds, and mudflats.
Access: Auto tour route open sunrise to sunset year round.
Wild life: Waterfowl and shore birds.

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