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Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge

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13751 Upper Embankment Road, Nampa, ID 83686
+1 208-467-9278
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Great place to visit and learn about wildlife refuges. Staff were knowledgeable and helpful. I... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2016
Charles M
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Bend, Oregon
I enjoy the views all year round!

I frequently visit on my motorcycle, and sometimes take my little yorkie for walks in this area... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2015
nogrey
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Nampa, Idaho
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Reviewed 21 January 2016

Great place to visit and learn about wildlife refuges. Staff were knowledgeable and helpful. I would visit again

Thank Charles M
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

I frequently visit on my motorcycle, and sometimes take my little yorkie for walks in this area. It's really beautiful year-round. I love spring, summer and fall near the lake, but even when winter hits, the geese bring their beautiful sounds and flights back and...More

Thank nogrey
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Reviewed 21 November 2015

Great place to view all kinds of Water Fowl. if you are lucky you may even spot an Eagle. I have not fished here but there are a lot of boats out there.

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Reviewed 9 October 2015

A very nice lake & marsh area where migrating birds land, feed and live at various times of the year. There is a bird blind where you can sit and observe, bring some good Binoculars, and a camera for looking and taking some candid pictures....More

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Reviewed 31 August 2015

Walked out in early evening to the bird blind. The blind can be very hot but all sides have wood windows you can open to let a draft in and view the marsh/birds. Very pretty and fairly quiet. The lake is very large and it...More

Thank Marjorie S
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

The staff is nice enough out at the DF Nat'l Refuge...but they don't pay attention to detail for the customers who come in to purchase National Park passes! We called to see if we could get the Pass before leaving on a road trip and...More

Thank JnHL
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Reviewed 5 June 2015

My first visit I went alone with my bike - really beautiful and peaceful, loved the lake views and birds, but the trail I was on was not paved and once on it you had to go quite a ways to find a path off...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2015

Deer Flat NWR offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities, depending on the time of year and interests of the visitor. Personally, I enjoy the variety of hikes and the wildlife that one can see in the area. The best critters are often best viewed...More

Thank WileEC_ID
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Reviewed 11 May 2015

Enough to see in the visitors center and enough trails to walk on to keep a group of adults and children occupied for 1 - 2 hours.

Thank Kevin A
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Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

As a family we regularly go to the refuge. There are walking trails, a nice visitors center and we have taken several classes. Our favorite class was about bats. They also host events for scouts, youth groups and school classes that are age appropriate and...More

Thank 64familyfun
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