Concert on the Prairie with Friends of Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Concert on the Prairie – June 10, 2016

Concert on the Prairie – June 10, 2016 Join us for a magical night of celebration with music,


Start Time: 5:00 pm , Start Date: 06/10/2016 Location: Visitor Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Bison at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Bison Day! August 1, 2015

Bison Day! Saturday, August 1, 2015 10 AM – 3 PM FREE ADMISSION Rope Making Spinning & weaving F


Start Time: 10:00 am , Start Date: 08/01/2015 Location: Visitor Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Concert on the Prairie with Friends of Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Concert on the Prairie – June 5, 2015

  Join us for a magical night of celebration with music, art and nature at the 3rd annual Conce


Start Time: 5:00 pm , Start Date: 06/05/2015 Location: Visitor Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Winter Programs and Activities

Winter 2014-2015 Program and Activity Guide View the programs, activities and special events happeni


Start Time: 12:00 am , Start Date: 02/13/2015 Location: Visitor Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Bison Day at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Bison Day!

Bison Day at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge When: Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10:00 a.m.


Start Time: 10:00 am , Start Date: 09/27/2014 Location: Visitor Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Volunteering at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Earth Day!

In honor of Earth Day, we invite volunteers to help us restore prairie and oak savanna ecosystems. D


Start Time: 9:00 am , Start Date: 04/26/2014 Location: Visitor Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Friends of the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge "Concert on the Prairie" Event 2013
2014 Concert on the Prairie

Join us for the 2014 Concert on the Prairie! Registration / RSVP extended to May 31st! Last year the


Start Time: 5:00 pm , Start Date: 06/06/2014 Location: Visitor Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Friends of Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge | Explore the Night event
Explore the Night

Due to the government shutdown  Explore the Night has been cancelled, but may be rescheduled in Nove


Start Time: 6:00 am , Start Date: 10/18/2013 Location: Visitor Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Bison at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Bison Day!

Come to Bison Day! A buffalo chip throwing contest and a guided bus tour through the bison enclosure


Start Time: 9:00 am , Start Date: 09/28/2013 Location: Visitor Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Ding Darling Cartoon
Ding Darling Cartoons Exhibit

Join us during the month of August and enjoy an exhibit of Ding Darling’s cartoons in the refuge’s a


Start Time: 9:00 am , Start Date: 08/01/2013 Location: Visitor Center at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
P.O. Box 399
9981 Pacific St.
Prairie City, IA 50228
515-994-3400
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The refuge roads and trails are open daily from dawn to dusk.

The Prairie Learning and Visitor Center is open year-round.
Regular Hours:
Monday-Saturday from 9am-4pm and Sunday 12-5pm

Winter hours:
December 1-February 28
Monday-Saturday from 9am-4pm; closed Sunday.

We are open on Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, and Labor Day; we are closed on all other Federal holidays.