Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge, Basom

The Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge in Genesee and Orleans counties in western New York. The refuge is located between the cities of Buffalo and Rochester and is operated by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

The refuge headquarters and visitor center are located at 1101 Casey Road in Alabama, New York. The Orleans County portion of the refuge lies in the town of Shelby.
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  • I walked the Swallow Hollow Nature Trail for the third or fourth tie today and it was just as fantastic as it was in the past. The early fall color, seen in glimpses added to the experience. The...  more »
  • we love this refuge, go and take walks often, photo birds, blue heron, white egrets, eagles, loons, osprey, etc etc so much wildlife. Stop in and get a map from the visitors center. (which I have...  more »
  • We attended a group kayaking event. It was very nice despite the rain storm at the end. The scenery is breathtaking. Our guide was great. He pointed out the crane calls. So cool. We enjoyed paddling alone at a nice leisurely pace. I believe you can paddle this on your own as well. We were told it does dry up some later in the summer.
  • Great trails with beautiful trails. Awesome photography opportunities. Bring the big spray and check for ticks especially if you walk through any high grass!

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