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The Lake Region is a relatively flat landscape and is intertwined with wetlands and marshes. Often called “prairie potholes,” these wetlands were created by large continental glaciers during the last ice age and provide excellent habitat for a variety of wetland wildlife.

There are many areas around the region that provide a great viewing area for birds.

Birding Drives

Lake Alice Wildlife Refuge

Grahams Island State Park

Grahams Island State Park is located on the ever-changing shores of Devils Lake. This hidden treasure is heavily wooded and surrounded by miles of lakeshore. Campers will enjoy the large shaded campsites, in one of the only non-seasonal…

White Horse Hill

White Horse Hill National Game Preserve has an auto tour and nature trail. It is one of the nation's 500 National Wildlife Refuges.