Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge


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Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

Address:3395 Rts 5/20 E
Seneca Falls, NY 13148

Phone:315-568-5987
Web: www.fws.gov/r5mnwr
Established: 1938, as Montezuma Migratory Bird Refuge.
Location:Upstate New York, 35 miles west of Syracuse.
Facilities:Visitor center, nature trails, observation towers, auto tour route.
Activities:Hiking, hunting, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, educational programs.
Special Features:7,000 acres of the former marshes have been restored. Once again the area is attracting large flocks of waterfowl and many species of waterbirds each spring and fall.
Habitats: 7,068 acres of restored marsh, hardwood forest, and grassland.
Access: Open from dawn to dusk.
Wild life: Migratory waterfowl (Canada geese, snow geese, black ducks, mallards, and wood ducks) and shore birds (killdeer, yellowlegs, herons, and egrets), butterflies, red fox, white-tailed deer, and muskrats.

See other parks in New York.
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Directions: Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge is located off US Route 20 near Seneca Falls.
The Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge straddles the New York State Thruway near Syracuse.
The others are Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge in Central New York and the Niagara River Corridor.