Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Brigham City, Utah 74,000 acres of river delta spill across the Great Salt Lake valley welcoming hundreds of species of waterfowl, shorebirds and raptors. Goldeneye, lesser scaups and American wigeon are just a few of the migrating waterfowl that can be seen here. Shorebirds; American avocets, black-necked stilts, dowitchers, willets and marbled godwits thrive here among the mudflats, marshes and shores. A self guided 12 mile auto tour is open daily. Walking and biking are also permitted along the tour route and an observation deck for bird watching is available. Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is a refuge that has truly gone to the birds!