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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The 75,000-acre Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is 45 minutes from Brigham City (which is about an hour north of Salt Lake City) and offers an exciting reminder of this natural space we share with wildlife.
Established in 1928, the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge on the northeast arm of the Great Salt Lake protects some of the West's finest habitat for migrating waterbirds.
WHERE: The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is 50 miles north of Salt Lake City and 15 miles west of Brigham City via Forest Street (exit 366) off Interstate 15.
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