There's lots to do at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge! Hike the 10 miles of trails, feel the sand between your toes on our natural beach, take a cruise on the monthly Wildlife Drive or check out one of our educational programs or events. What are you waiting for?! Come out and explore!
Winter Event Calendar
Tours & events may require pre-registration! Call 419-898-0014 for more information.
January 1: Visitor Center Closed (New Years Day) January 3: Christmas Bird Count, 8 am January 16: Christmas Bird Count for Kids, 10 am January 16-17: Wildlife Drive is Open! January 18: Visitor Center Closed January 20: Eagle Tours, 9 am & 12:30 pm
February 4: Evening Social, 5 pm February 7: Monthly Bird Survey, 8 am; Blue Goose Bus Tour, 1 pm February 15: Visitor Center Closed February 20-21: Wildlife Drive is Open!
March 1: Junior Duck Stamp Entry Deadline March 5: Members Only Event- Detroit River IWR Tour, 12 pm March 6: Monthly Bird Survey, 8 am March 12: Nature Tots, 10:30 am; Swampers, 1 pm March 13: Eagle Tours, 9 am & 12:30 pm March 18: Owl Prowl, 7 pm March 19-20: Wildlife Drive Open! March 25: Owl Prowl, 7 pm March 26: Members Only Event- Schoonover Waterfowl Production Area Tour, 12 pm