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Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge

#2 of 7 things to do in Tulelake Features Animals
4009 Hill Rd, Tulelake, CA 96134-9758
530-667-2231
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Several species of ducks can be seen in July

There is a visitor center on Hill Rd from CA 161. It is just North of Lava Beds National Monument... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Susan M
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Warren, Michigan
via mobile
A birding experience is always guaranteed here!

There are some good hikes nearby, lots of history as it is close to the site of the last American... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Loch J
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Devil's Gate Ranch
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4009 Hill Rd, Tulelake, CA 96134-9758
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a visitor center on Hill Rd from CA 161. It is just North of Lava Beds National Monument. There are still ducks and geese on the water. I saw a deer on the side of the road. Winter is probably a much better...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

There are some good hikes nearby, lots of history as it is close to the site of the last American Indian war, but the Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge is really all about the amazing numbers and types of birds here. The center has some...More

Thank Loch J
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place, nice view of the wild life, friendly people, good food to eat, very easy to find a place.

Thank Ricardo P
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Visited on October 2, 2016and the place was filled with birds. Visited late morning (11 am to 2 pm). Egrets, raptors, ducks, geese and even some western meadowlarks. A good day trip and only about an hour from Klamath Falls.

Thank craig t
Reviewed 18 September 2016

If you like birds, and who doesn't, here's your spot! Especially good during winter migration starting in September. Saw lots of egrets today and coots aka mud hens. Also nearby is a war interment camp where the actor George Takei spent some time as a...More

Thank NancyMcIntosh
Reviewed 11 September 2016

3/4's of migrating birds along the Pacific Flyway stop here. We got there late morning (generally not the greatest time to see birds) and in early September, before the greatest part of the migration, but were still able to see many, many birds during one...More

Thank paokano
Reviewed 7 September 2016

visited late August 2016, there were so many different birds! I'm not a bird person still I enjoyed every view. By the way, it is unpaved road.

Thank Elk2016
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Read other reviews by real bird watchers for that information. This has a very modern facility with historical aspects preserved throughout the park. A feeding station and tiny creek draw birds to the back of the building, where you view them through windows. Very cool....More

Thank maxjobo
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Definitely spend a few days at this Refuge (although you're going to be hard pressed to find a place to stay). We saw eagles, three species of hawks, kestrels, prairie falcons, burrowing and short eared owls, shrikes, and the waterfowl is spectacular. It is so...More

1  Thank SeattleMeadowlark
Reviewed 12 July 2016

For maximum numbers of waterfowl come during the fall or spring migrations. That's when you will see the most numbers and varieties of waterfowl.

Thank arizonawill
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