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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
Owner description: The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is home to over 250 species of endangered birds, fish and...
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Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is home to over 250 species of endangered birds, fish and mammals.

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ustravelermom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Enjoyed the hike through the forest, then ended up on the beach. You could hike all the way to the lighthouse. Nice park.

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Barceloneta, Puerto Rico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The hike over the bridge was fun for the kids, and the gift store and birds inside were cool to look at.

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Fortaleza, CE
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36 attraction reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Just outside of Sequim. There are several places you can stop, but the nature trail, with signs, etc., is at the end of the road.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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30 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The Refuge was a short drive from where we are staying. Easy to access and the short walk from the car park to the beach through the woods was very gentle. The views of the beach and the sand spit were stunning and once on the beach the amount of drift wood was incredible. A beautiful walk with plenty of... More 

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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

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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185 reviews 185 reviews
32 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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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