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Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge

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3815 American Blvd E, Bloomington, MN 55425-1600
+1 952-854-5900
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a visit here with allow you to see and here the natural habitat of the great Minnesota Valley lots... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emma S
Great outdoor area

On a road trip home from Minneapolis we passed the sign for this refuge. We had time so we drove in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Omaha, Nebraska
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“bird feeders” (8 reviews)
“wild turkeys” (7 reviews)
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3815 American Blvd E, Bloomington, MN 55425-1600
+1 952-854-5900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a visit here with allow you to see and here the natural habitat of the great Minnesota Valley lots of information for those inquisitive minds

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a road trip home from Minneapolis we passed the sign for this refuge. We had time so we drove in to look around. We did some hiking on the trails and admired the autumn colors. We spent about an hour or so here and...More

Thank OutdoorKidz
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Loved my stop at Minnesota valley National Refuge. Many exhibits - helpful staff - wonderful gift shop - many very helpful resources. Well done!

Thank nancylee54
Reviewed 12 October 2017

My wife and i came here on our trip to mall of america. this was an interesting place to walk around and see some birds/butterflys. they had a small visitor center with displays and bathrooms and a gift shop. the trials here range form just...More

Thank mountiamsandcanyons
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Full disclosure! I’m a volunteer at the Refuge... I help lead free photo hikes in the various units of the Refuge. We often start the hikes with some classroom work, giving photo tips...technical, artistic suggestions, and info about what we hope to find on the...More

Thank hpeterpics
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We truly enjoyed walking the trails and seeing animals in there own surroundings. We were able to take some fantastic pictures.

Thank KL060708
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was across the street from the Hilton Hotel. An easy walk. They have a visitor center that will explain exactly the purpose of the site. There are some walking trails if you need a bit of exercise.

Thank rward307
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I make it a point to visit NWRs whenever I am near one, and I have been to many around the country. This NWR was very nice and I did not have near enough time to really enjoy it, but I did get a few...More

Thank lowens311
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This was 1/4 mile form our hotel and was a welcome oasis in the mall/airport area. The trails were well maintained and easy enough for almost anyone. The nature center was fun and informative and had some wonderful displays.

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This was a beautiful escape from the urban environment. It is located close to the Mall of America. The paths were well marked and maintained. If you like the outdoors then you will really enjoy!

Thank Global-Bivouac
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Kelli D
11 June 2015|
Response from fwmaggie_12 | Reviewed this property |
Deet is for tick and mosquito spray. Ticks are most active in the spring. Just check yourself when you come in from outside. Behind the ears are quite common for them to burrow. We like OFF Deep Woods. Mosquitoes are... More