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Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge

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Address: Sequim, WA
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Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is home to over 250 species of...
The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is home to over 250 species of endangered birds, fish and mammals.
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A large spit.

Worth the side trip after hiking Hurricane Ridge. It would be better if less popular. The further you hike the better it gets. Interesting combination of driftwood and stone... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Anna Maria Island, Florida
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Anna Maria Island, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Worth the side trip after hiking Hurricane Ridge. It would be better if less popular. The further you hike the better it gets. Interesting combination of driftwood and stone beach. Nominal fee.

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Sequim, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

As a local, I go to the refuge to walk, usually in the late afternoon. There are several miles of walking trails that meander through forest full of birdsong, meadows full of deer, and along the bluffs above the Dungeness Spit. From different places you can see panoramic views of the Olympics or the Strait of Juan de Fuca and... More 

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North Bend, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The campground is clean, well kept, and has excellent bathroom and shower facilities. The showers are coin operated. There are many trails for hiking, nice firepits in the sites, and playground equipment for kids. Make your reservations online.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

On a lovely sunny day you can see for miles from the beach. We did not take the 11 miles round-trip walk to the lighthouse, it would be nice if there was some sort of transport there and back for folks that can't do that long of a walk along the beach. Some of the volunteers who staff the open-air... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was a beautiful location. Wooded hike to beach. Gorgeous trails, lots of wildlife, and great beach access. The trail is a tad steep coming back up but definitely worth the hike.

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Binghamton, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Lovely day trip. Picture-worthy with mt. Baker looming in the background behind the lighthouse. You can walk the 10+ mile round trip to the lighthouse, or just walk the beach......lots of picturesque (and huge) driftwood and plenty of rocks for cairn building to leave your mark.

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Redwood City, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is a great beach and water access point but beach is rocky. Docents are friendly and knowledgeable. The beginning of the hike is through forest which is very pretty and brimming with wild flowers in June.

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Parker Colo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The animals are really "in your face" at this place! As you drive through, they come running for snacks and treats. Makes for great photo opportunities and a whole lot of fun and laughs! We did need to go to the car wash when we were done from all the wild animal slobber on the car, but that's a minimal... More 

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Lynden, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Wide, flat easy path through the forest to an ocean overlook point. You can be in and out in an hour. In a longer visit, I understand you can hike all the way down to the water at the spit. Views of the lighthouse.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

It was a rainy day-what to do? So after going into Sequim to do laundry we waited out the rain and spent the afternoon going through the refuge, learning about the Dungeness Spit and then stopping for supper to have a bucket of clams and Dungeness crab while looking out at the spit. Now when I buy Dungeness crab in... More 

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Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Sequim

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