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Free Bird Watching & Bagels at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

February 17 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am

<h1 class="tribe-events-single-event-title">Free Bird Watching & Bagels at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge</h1>

What: Free Bird Watching and Bagels Program
When: Saturday, February 17, 2024, from 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Where: Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge 9981 Pacific St, Prairie City, IA 50228

Brave the cold to enjoy an introduction to the world of bird watching at Neal
Smith National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, February 17, from 8:00 am – 9:30
am. The program will start with a quick lesson on binocular usage and bird
watching tips-and-tricks, followed by a walk along one of the trails. Free
loaner binoculars will be available for check-out and free bagels and hot
chocolate will warm participants up after the walk. This event is geared for
bird watchers of all skill levels, ages 8 and older.

Meet at the visitor center lobby at 8 a.m. For additional information and to
register contact [email protected] or call 515-994-3400.

The refuge is located right off highway 163 in Prairie City at 9981 Pacific Street
– only about 30 minutes east of Des Moines.

For more information about the refuge and event, including driving directions, please visit our website at
https://www.fws.gov/refuge/neal-smith or check out our Facebook page at

Specific questions can be directed to Nancy Corona at [email protected] or (515) 994-3400.


February 17
8:00 am - 9:30 am
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