Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge

Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge

4567 Wildfowl Lane, Stevensville, Montana, 59870-2034

Official Website

Tips for Birding

Spotting scopes are essential for all areas except the Wildlife Viewing Area.

Birds of Interest

Migratory waterfowl and shorebirds seasonally, along with many resident and breeding species of wetland, forest and open country birds.

About this Location

Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge is a representation of the diverse native wildlife habitat once found abundantly between the Bitterroot and Sapphire Mountains and along the ever-changing Bitterroot River. This floodplain refuge provides a diverse mosaic of western mountain valley habitats including gallery and riverfront forest, wet meadow, wetlands, and grassland benches.

Notable Trails

Kenai Trail, Wildlife Viewing Area Trail


  • Restrooms on site

Content from Official Website

Last updated October 26, 2023

The Bitterroot Range from Wildfowl Lane
Thomas Kallmeyer