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Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge

Sequim, WA
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Ranked #1 of 8 Attractions in Sequim
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is home to over 250 species of endangered birds, fish and mammals.

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Castlegar, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Very nice park..beautiful walkways through the woods adjacent to the ocean..Very beautiful beach although very windy that day..dress warm.

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Michigan
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30 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The refuge is worth visiting. You can spend hours walking the spit or just take a short hike to the overlooks. A beautiful refuge project.

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dungeness bay olympic peninsula washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Just go walk, you don't have to make to the Lighthouse, if you do, it's a big bonus but do remember the adage about the journey not the destination. Breathe. Listen, you can even close your eyes while walking.

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Utah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

nice hike and beautiful views as well as interesting facts of area. Even in the rain we enjoyed our hike.

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honolulu
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Miles of beach covered with soft golden, jade green, pale pink, and charcoal stones polished for hundreds of years by the rhythmic waves splashing on the shore. The brisk salty sea breeze blowing, with the resounding cawing of sea birds ringing in the air as flocks of birds land on the ocean for a feeding frenzy. Ropes of tangled seaweed... More

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Meridian, ID
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Lots of great signage, good amount of parking. Restrooms near the parking area. Great for sight seeing and picture taking. I went in mid-October. It was a beautiful day, with lots of sun, but there is a lot of tree cover and dampness so take a sweatshirt or layers. And don't forget your camera. The trailhead leads down to the... More

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Fallbrook, CA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Accidental stop on a quick tour through the area, we parked and walked along the cliff path where many others sat and just enjoyed the sound and smells of the ocean. We saw deer along the roads and paths that were not too spooked and got some cute pictures.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

What a gorgeous spot! We hiked here and loved it. Enjoyed a gorgeous sunset, which made my husband's bday that much sweeter.

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We took the approximately one mile round trip walk. The five mile walk to the lighthouse at the tip of the Dungeness Spit was a little out of our fitness range, but would love to do it in the Spring. The shorter walk takes you through some spectacular forest to an overlook of the Straits of Juan de Fuca. Just... More

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Larkspur, Colorado
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161 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Check your tide tables before you come here if you expect to do the 4 or 5 hours walk along the Dungeness Spit to the lighthouse, built in 1857. I arrived during high tide around sunset and could barely see the lighthouse in the distance, let alone walk the length of the spit to the lighthouse as some hearty folk... More

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