Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Ridgefield

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  • Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge has a driving area but also has walking areas. One walk is closed October to May. This September we watched a Great Horned Owl and Northern Harrier. There were also neutrino...  more »
  • We like to go to the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge during the bird migrations in the spring and fall, because there is a lot to see. At these times, only the Auto Route is open to the public, bu...  more »
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  • A great and easy to access nature preserve. Bring some powerful binoculars, most of what we saw was a variety of birds, big and small. We founds red tail hawks, a bald eagle, a great horned owl, blue herons, and egrets on our visit. Don't expect a drive thru safari, with close animals. Most of those sightings took time, patience, and/or luck.
  • It is a very nice place for a walk. They have several walking paths and it's $3 for up to four adults. When I visited we didn't see much wildlife, but I am sure it greatly depends on the time of day and year. There is also a plank house, but it has specific hour in which it's open for tours in the inside. Also it's important to note that they don't allow pets out of vehicles, jogging or bikes. Would recommend to anyone looking for a beautiful walk.

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