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Seney National Wildlife Refuge

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1674 Refuge Entrance Rd, Seney, MI 49883-9509
+1 906-586-9851
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A Beautiful Drive

We made our first trip through the refuge at 8:30am. We did the drive and it took us almost two... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beautiful wildlife refuge

The day was in the 70's and the enthusiasm of the park staff was contagious. Truly a wildlife... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Marcella R
Cleveland, Ohio
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1674 Refuge Entrance Rd, Seney, MI 49883-9509
+1 906-586-9851
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made our first trip through the refuge at 8:30am. We did the drive and it took us almost two hours. We saw a good variety of birds taking the marshland drive. Then we went to the visitor center. The workers and volunteers there were...More

Thank SharonEssexville
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The day was in the 70's and the enthusiasm of the park staff was contagious. Truly a wildlife paradise, from beavers to swans. We did get a glimpse of an eagle 🦅 as it was hunting. Worth the stop.

Thank Marcella R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The brochures say that you see wildlife but we saw nothing except swans and a few loons. It is a seven Mile drive that you drive slowly since it is a one way narrow road. The scenery is great but we were not happy with...More

Thank Pam V
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Best staff ever in the Visitor's Center. Got great advice on how to see the most from our bikes. The exhibits/animal touchables are superior! Went with my 8 year old grandson and got to launch two monarch butterflies on their long migration to Mexico. Biking...More

Thank ScubaGirl8
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to go to the Seney Wildlife Refuge for Wildlife Wednesday- a guided 2.5 hour tour, and it was so worth it. We arrived at 6:15 to wait in line and were lucky enough to snag a seat on the Refuge bus with one...More

Thank FiveFeetFam
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It is a given that natural wildlife refuges are great places to enjoy the outdoors. What made Seney stand out in my view was the excellent management. Everything was just right -- the welcomes warm and genuine, the infrastructure well maintained, and the wildlife impressive....More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We have visited Seney a number of times when visiting the U.P. and enjoy it. We didn't plan well this trip, however, showing up mid morning in late July. Most birds and critters had already had breakfast and were in their cool hiding spots for...More

Thank 298mike8424
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Seney NWR is a large refuge, almost 150 square miles, in the middle of the UP. It's criss-crossed with trails and two interlocked scenic drives, and dozens of lakes and ponds. For the average visitor, someone passing through like myself, there are a few interesting...More

1  Thank copperdragon66
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This is one our many National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) which has been bought and paid for with money from the sales of Federal Duck Stamps. This NWR that is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and holds birds and animals by the thousands. The...More

Thank BluegooseTraveler
Reviewed 22 July 2017

What a great place! The visitor's center is full of interesting things with a lookout toward an osprey nest. The scenic auto drive is really cool. Nice and relaxing. Boardwalk hike is also worthwhile.

Thank dknottsfan
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9 July 2015|
Response from Bruce_n_Kathie | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so - not off the road anyway - maybe on the roads where the cars go. It's mostly water anyway.