Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge

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  • Address: 287 West Side Rd, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805, USA, United States
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  • Tags: Wildlife Sanctuary , Family And Kids

The Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge is a wildlife refuge located to the west of the town of Bonners Ferry. This park is bordered by the Selkirk Mountains to the west and the Kootenai River to the east. Habitats like wetlands, hardwood, and coniferous forest are found within this park. Animal species like a coyote, Grizzly bear, elk, bald eagle, Great horned owl, cinnamon bear, moose, and beaver are a few of the 300 species found here.

  • Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge Address: 287 West Side Rd, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805, USA, United States
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  • 95% of people who visit Bonners Ferry include Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge in their plan

  • 38.1% of people start their Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge

People normally club together Bonner's Books and Bnsf Railway while planning their visit to Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge Reviews & Ratings

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  • Nothing to see, just a few geese. the road was also closed for works Maybe a better time on another day. Staff wasnt that friendly, it looked like we we're disturbing her after asking if there we're any wildlife spots. She just answered. "They are everywhere."

  • This is a great place to visit. There is hiking , the museum and the drive through wildlife trail. We ride our bikes from Bonners Ferry and ride around seeing the sites, hike, and they've taken us through the museum, as well.

  • Love that I see deer every time we come. I am always hoping to see moose, but it's a very peaceful and relaxing drive through the refuge.

  • Beautiful year round. Motor car road closed in spring until the ground defrosts and dries. Walking allowed anytime. Lots of geese, deer. Farther north beyond the refuge several miles saw swans that are migrating. Also elk, deer and geese were nearby or with the swans. Be sure to spend time here!!

  • This is a beautiful place for a quick hike. I recommend driving or bicycling the loop drive, for guaranteed sightings of waterfowl and deer, and--if you're lucky--huge herds of elk in the fall.

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