Ankeny National Wildlife Refuge
The 2,796-acre refuge offers excellent wildlife observation areas, trails that meander through wetlands and oak/ash forest, raised boardwalks, interpretive exhibits and observation/photography blinds. Most of the interior of the refuge is closed to public entry while the geese are in residence from Oct. 1-Mar. 31.
2301 Wintel Rd.
Jefferson, OR 97352
503-588-2701 or 541-757-7236www.fws.gov/willamettevalley/ankeny
Baskett Slough National Wildlife Refuge
The 2,558-acre refuge offers excellent wildlife observation areas, trails that meander through wetlands, upland prairies and oak/ash forest and interpretive exhibits. Home to several threatened and endangered species. Most of the refuge interior is closed to public entry while the geese are in residence from Oct. 1-Mar. 31.
10995 Hwy. 22
Dallas, OR 97338
503-623-2749 or 541-757-7236
Luckiamute Landing State Natural Area
Because there's little in the way of signs or advertisements for the Luckiamute State Natural Area, you probably haven't noticed the park near the southeastern most part of Polk County off Buena Vista Road.