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On the whole, not a bad way to spend an afternoon

Expansive view of the coast. Be sure to bring plenty of drinking water, wear sunscreen and a hat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
604liong
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Vancouver, Canada
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Nature at its best

This Wildlife refuge was getting ready to close when we arrived. They close at 4. The gardens we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary B
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Powell, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Expansive view of the coast. Be sure to bring plenty of drinking water, wear sunscreen and a hat because shade is very limited along the trail. The day we visited, the only two lighthouse tours offered that day were already full so try to check...More

Thank 604liong
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Wildlife refuge was getting ready to close when we arrived. They close at 4. The gardens we saw were well worth the time and the cliffs are full of nesting birds.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a very relaxing walk down to the lighthouse and the views are just beautiful. There are binocular so you can get a closer look at the birds and the rock formations. There are also displays with information about the different types of birds....More

Thank lovesthetropics2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You approach from a paved road/path, which is very easy to do. We only had 15 minutes to enjoy this site, but that was adequate time to take some pictures and watch the birds.

Thank patmM2269DO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were just passing by and saw the light house on the map so we decided to stop and visit. The staff was more than helpful for us dealing with a bit of handicap issues. The knowledge of the personnel there was great. It was...More

Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are many native birds that nest here at the refuge and if you take the time you will be surprised at what you see. If you have a good pair of Binoculars take them, if not they have some they loan out. You can...More

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed October 16, 2018

My wife and I did some exploring and decided to take a drive to see the lighthouse. It was a rainy overcast day, but the views were still very good and the lighthouse is very well preserved. It was interesting to read about the various...More

Thank KPKPike
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We stopped on a Sunday, not realizing it is closed on Sundays. But, there is a parking area at the gate. You get a great view from the overlook.

Thank J-from-Marysville
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

I am not sure why I expected more, but I was really underwhelmed. We showed up just a short time after opening and the parking lot was filling up fast. By the time we left there was a long line for the parking lot that...More

Thank aack22
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Unfortunately, we didn´t get in. Since it closes after 4pm. Rather early. And it´s only open from tue-sat. So that was bad luck (or bad preparation) on our part.

Thank Immerenga
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