Visit The Magnificent Wildlife Refuge In Iowa That’s Home To More Than 240 Types Of Bird

Iowa is home to hundreds of unique animals, from rare birds, to bobcats, to stunning, slithering snakes. When you want to see Iowa’s diverse ecosystems up close, head to De Soto National Wildlife Refuge in Western Iowa to fall in love with the incredible world hiding inside the world that you know.

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You’ll want to call the De Soto National Wildlife Refuge’s Visitor’s Center to get an update about the status of the park, considering it has had a rough spring thanks to local flooding.

Address: 1434 316th Lane, Missouri Valley, IA, 51555

Phone: (712) 388-4800

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