Winter is prime viewing time, particularly for bird migration routes. Here are notable wildlife drives:
-Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Cibola, AZ: Also called Canada Goose Drive, it's a 3-mile auto-tour.
-Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Smyrna, DE: A 12-mile loop.
-Neil Smith National Wildlife Refuge, Prairie City, IA: 740-acre drive-through bison and elk sanctuary.
-J. N. "Ding" Darling Wildlife Drive, Sanibel, FL: 5 miles; closed Fridays.
-Black Point Wildlife Drive, Titusville, FL: 7 miles of birding ops.
-Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Oceanville, NJ: 8 miles of coastal habitats.
-Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Drive, San Antonio, NM: 12 miles in two loops—marsh and farm.