2017 Program Schedule

Tamarac provides many opportunities for visitors to experience a natural world where plants, wildlife, and serenity can be found everywhere. Come out and enjoy the refuge. Go for a hike, take in a special presentation or movie, or just go explore! There is something for everyone at Tamarac.

Blackbird Wildlife Drive: In search of wildlife? Take a drive on this five mile interpretive rout following the edges of lakes, marshes and meadows. Pick up a brochure at the information kiosk located at the start of the Drive on Hwy 26.

Old Indian Hiking Trail: Follow in the footsteps of the Ojibwa people and experience the beauty of the maple/basswood forest on the 2.4 mile loop trail.

North Country Trail: Hike a portion of this 4600 mile National Scenic Trail as it traverses the refuge through a variety of habitats. Access on 400th Ave., Blackbird Wildlife drive or Pine Lake Parking Area on Cty Hwy 29.

Wildlife Excursions: Explore the refuge with a knowledgeable guide! Tours will be of- fered every Thursday June-August at 10:00 am. Search for wildlife and learn about the cultural and natural history of Tamarac Refuge. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Wild Wednesdays: 10:00 am June -August. Explore the world of nature with your child during this hour long adventure geared for 3-7 yr olds. Meet at Discovery Center.

Weekend Movies and Presentations: Wildlife films, special programs and activities will be offered every weekend May 21 through October 8.

Visitor Center Hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 am–4:00 pm and summer weekends 10:00 am– 5:00 pm (May 20 -October 14).

For volunteer information, visit the Friends of Tamarac website at www.tamaracfriends.org or check out Tamarac’s Facebook page!

For refuge information, contact the staff at 218-847-2641 or visit www.fws.gov/refuge/tamarac.

Link: 2017 Summer Schedule on Tamarac


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