Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Located on the north end of Bear Lake. The refuge is home to large numbers of Canadian geese, ducks of many species, Ibis, Sandhill Cranes, Avocet, and many other birds. There are 17 acres of marsh, open water and grasslands. Observation sites are available on a motor tour route. Walking trails are also available. Mosquitoes are plentiful. The refuge can be accessed from Paris or from Highway 89 between Ovid and Montpelier.