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Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge

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Behold The Birds!

Remember this is a National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) which has been bought and paid for with money... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
BluegooseTraveler
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New York Mills, Minnesota
Bird watching paradise

Located in Northeastern South Dakota,just North of present day Columbia,Sd also the first town in... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2015
swainer1959
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Aberdeen, South Dakota
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28 Jul 2017
“Behold The Birds!”
22 Sep 2015
“Bird watching paradise”
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39650 Sand Lake Dr, Columbia, SD 57433-7109
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Remember this is a National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) which has been bought and paid for with money from the sales of Federal Duck Stamps. This NWR that is located in NE South Dakota and holds birds by the thousands. If you happen to go during...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

Located in Northeastern South Dakota,just North of present day Columbia,Sd also the first town in Brown county.As you have read in other reviews the auto route is a must. The visitor center is closed on weekends and worth a look on Monday through Friday.Great exhibits...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 13 April 2015

It was a treat to go out at dawn and follow the auto route around this wildlife refuge. Its a well marked single lane dirt road that passes around the lake, through fields, and by sloughs. Peasants, ducks of every sorts, hawks, owls..all seen without...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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