Chris L. Lloyd Swan Restoration Refuge

Trumpeter Swans
Trumpeter Swans
Swan Site
Swan Site 2

Swan Site Dock

The Buena Vista County Trumpeter Swan Committee uses the 10 acre area to promote the restoration of trumpeter swans. A kiosk with information and an observation deck help inform the public about the swans. A five acre lake is surrounded by prairie grasses.


The Swan Refuge is located 10 miles south of Sioux Rapids on Highway 71.


Wildlife viewing

Operating Hours & Seasons

Year Round