Long Lake National Wildlife Refuge is about 3 mi. s.e. via 128th Ave., following signs to the refuge headquarters at 12000 353rd St. S.E. Developed in 1932, it covers about 22,300 acres on the central flyway and provides a resting, feeding and nesting habitat for migratory waterfowl as well as other water birds and shorebirds. Western grebes court in spring and rear their young in summer. The best months to view wildlife are April, May, September and October.