A refuge naturalist will be available at the Brownsville Overlook on Saturdays and Sundays from November 2 – November 17, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., to share information about migrating water birds. The Brownsville Overlook is one of the best places along the Upper Mississippi River to view tundra swans, diving and puddle ducks, bald eagles, and other birds. The Brownsville Overlook is located about three miles south of Brownsville, Minnesota along Highway 26.

Please note that shifts may be cancelled or shortened without notice due to inclement weather or illness.

For more information, contact the La Crosse District Office at (608) 779-2399 or stop by the visitor center, located at N5727 County Road Z, Onalaska, WI. Visitor center hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (February-November). The Visitor Center will be closed on Saturdays in December and January. 

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