Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge - Under the Radar - Michigan


Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge - Under the Radar - Michigan

The only international wildlife refuge on the continent, the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge is nearly 6,000 acres of islands and coastal wetlands that stretch 48 miles along the Detroit River and western Lake Erie shoreline.

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The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge is America's first and the only International Wildlife Refuge in North America. The refuge includes islands, coastal wetlands, marshes, shoals, and waterfront lands along 48 miles of Detroit River and Western Lake Erie shoreline in Monroe & Wayne Counties. Its location is unique -- situated in the heart of a major metropolitan area. Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge is one of over 540 National Wildlife Refuges managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service within the Department of the Interior. Please check our calendar on the website for events and programs.

Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge Web Site

Contact Information

Address

9311 Groh Rd

Grosse Ile, MI 48138

Driving Directions

Phone: (734) 692-7649

Fax: (734) 692-7603

Email:

Location of Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge

Map of Michigan

Grosse Ile Weather

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