AAA Editor Notes
Necedah National Wildlife Refuge, W7996 20th St. W., offers plenty of wildlife viewing opportunities. The refuge is home to a diverse mixture of plants and animals, including the endangered Karner blue butterfly, trumpeter swans, flying squirrels, whooping cranes, wolves, white-tailed deer, bobcats, foxes and otters. A tower off Grand Dike Road faces a marsh. The visitor center, N11385 Headquarters Rd., offers hands-on exhibits. Six trails are available and may be used for hiking as well as for winter activities such as snowshoeing and ungroomed cross-country skiing.
Visitors may take a self-guiding automobile tour of the refuge and visit outdoor facilities year-round. Hunting and fishing are permitted.
Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.).