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Waubay National Wildlife Refuge

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Waubay is a Sioux word meaning "a nesting place for birds." The Waubay National Wildlife Refuge contains 4649 acres of lakes, marshes, woodlands and grasslands. The refuge is home to many species of birds and animals. The Headquarters Visitor Center displays wildlife and history exhibits, and the 3/4-mile Loop Hiking Trail passes a 110-foot observation tower with views of the lakes, as well as a small wetland area. A short Spring Lake Overlook Trail offers panoramic views of four various habitats. Other recreational facilities include a picnic area, wildlife observation, and hunting and fishing. The refuge is open daily.

Location: Rural Route , Box 39, Waubay South Dakota 57273 Telephone 605-947-4521 Fax 4

Other Wildlife Viewing nearby:
(Raymond) AAA South Dakota Pheasant Hunts
(Watertown) Bramble Park Zoo
(Watertown) Care Small Animal Hospital
(Britton) Coteau des Prairie Outdoors
(Watertown) Dakota Feathers
(Milbank) Milbank Veterinary Clinic

04/13 Coming to The Waubay area
South Dakota BBQ Championships Huron SD May31-June1 Anyone can compete in the backyard BBQ Competition. Meat is provided so you don't need to bring any.
Antique Power Show Huron SD June15-17 Experience the days of antique tractors, cars, steam and stationary gas engines. 150 exhibits and displays, entertainment, demonstrations, flea market, parade and tractor and car games.
Brown County Fair Aberdeen SD August12-18 The Brown County Fair has been providing entertainment and promoting family unity since the 1880s. Enjoy the Dacotah Stampede Rodeo and the demolition derby.