Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl RefugeCurrently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
- Address: 1300 College Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99701, United States
- Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-9074597231
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Wildlife Park, Family And Kids
Humans and wildlife share the rich treasures of this natural refuge, which is an important centre of tourism, research and education. Birdies in particular will find a visit to this place indispensable; among the sights they can expect are sandhill cranes, mallard ducks, chickadees, redpolls, ravens and owls. and Canada geese. The forests and wetlands play a critical role in the lives of migratory birds. You can visit and view:
- Boreal Forest Trail - typical self guided walk that leads to a viewing tower
- Seasonal Wetland Trail - animal activity depends on the season
- Farm Road Trail - open fields and woods. Be ready with your camera for sudden wildlife
- The Creamer Farmstead Visitor Centre - a historic preserved site that's the best place to organise your visit. This is also the place to organise winter time activities such as cross-country skiing, dog mushing, and skijoring.
- The Alaska Department of Fish and Game department must be consulted before any hunting or trapping activities.
- By Car
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70.54% of people who visit Fairbanks include Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge in their plan
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53.85% of people start their Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge
71.74% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge
Fairbanks is lucky to have this place. Located right in town, it's an essential stoping point for waterfowl in the summer and has an extensive trail system for both summer and winter use. I grew up walking, running, and skiing around the different loops around Creamer's, and felt it was an important part of my childhood. There's no entrance fee: we're blessed with free and open access.
Unfortunately only Outhouse bathrooms near The Visitor Center Center, but for some reason the ones by the viewing deck were locked? The grounds are beautiful, we saw lots of ducks and geese. The Visitor Center building was suffocatingly warm, I took a few pictures inside but couldn't enjoy really looking at everything since I could hardly breathe. It was only about 50° outside. I came from Texas to Alaska to enjoy some cooler weather!
Our expectation was low coming to this place. After all, a creamery as a conservation area? They converted it into a guide area and shop but you can also visit for free on your own. The best part however was some of the nature walks that go through the Alaskan rainforest with plenty of boardwalks in areas underwater. We were lucky enough to be there as the cranes, ducks and geese were migrating through in early September
Love it. Nice place to walk. lots of trails. Birds are awesome when they are here. great place to take kids and dogs.
My friends and I were enjoying a walk around the property until we saw a pigeon tied up as live bait. The predator should be able to catch the prey on their own. If needing to observe the act, there are better ways to achieve that objective. The lack of compassion from the staff that explained what was going on with the wildlife and live bait was horrendous. Seriously disappointed by the entire ordeal.