Desoto National Wildlife Refuge, Missouri Valley

#3 of 27 in Wildlife in Iowa

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  • The Missouri River was always treacherous--snags, shallows, and sharp objects capable of sinking a steamboat in minutes. One such object sunk the heavily packed steamboat Bertrand in the 1800s. Lost f...  more »
  • Don’t miss DeSoto Bend observation area, especially in February and March and in November, when geese and other birds are migrating. And tour the Bertrand exhibit, which was a huge ship that sank in t...  more »

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