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Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge

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Airport Way, Hoquiam, WA
+1 360-753-9467
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This is a super cool free family activity to view wildlife in Aberdeen/Hoquiam

This is about a mile long boardwalk by the airport in Hoquiam. Hoquiam is right next to Aberdeen so... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2017
Robin L
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Forest Lake, Minnesota
Nice walk

Great to see so many shorebirds. Easy parking and educational signs along the trail. Adjacent to... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2017
LaLunaStella
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Vancouver, Washington
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Oct 9, 2017
“This is a super cool free family activity to view wildlife in Aberdeen/Hoquiam”
May 6, 2017
“Nice walk”
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Airport Way, Hoquiam, WA
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+1 360-753-9467
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

This is about a mile long boardwalk by the airport in Hoquiam. Hoquiam is right next to Aberdeen so it's like the same town. Go to the airport and park by the only restaurant at the airport. It's closed but there's parking. Walk around the...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Great to see so many shorebirds. Easy parking and educational signs along the trail. Adjacent to the airport.

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Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

This place is in an odd location and you wonder if you will find it. But when you get to it, it's a nice piece of God's nature seeing the water and lots of birds

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Reviewed August 1, 2016

I would have never found this place without a local telling me about it. Unfortunately, we were not there during migration, that has got to be a sight to see. We did however see many birds, deer, and banana slugs. This is a great peaceful...More

Thank Michael P
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Reviewed May 18, 2016

5/16/16 We walked the Sandpiper Trail- quiet and flat, beautiful walk in the woods. Migration is coming to an end just a couple of thousand Western Sandpipers, a few <50 Semipalmated Plovers. Not a great tide for viewing. The settling ponds and bay beach on...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2016

This wonderful hidden gem is perfect for anyone wanting to get a little exercise on a nice wooden and well-maintained trail to view our bird sanctuary/Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge. The trail is approx. a mile-so it is perfect for young or old. Anytime my...More

2  Thank Terri M
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Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

We always love walking the 6 foot raised wooden trail at the bird sanctuary. During the season Hoquiam has shore birds festival that attracts thousands to see this amazing place. But even outside of the migration season the trail is a peaceful wonder to walk....More

1  Thank Douglas O
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Reviewed February 8, 2016

The Grays harbor national wildlife refuge is very easy to access and if you attend the shorebird festival in May you can learn a great deal about the area and the refuge from the experts who gather for the festival. If you are a birder...More

Thank Brent M
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Reviewed September 21, 2015

Once you find this place back behind the air port you end up on a mile+ raised wood walking trail that heads out to the shore line. The birds are wonderful if you get out here during the shore bird fest. DON'T MISS THIS!

Thank Douglas O
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Reviewed July 13, 2015

An enjoyable stroll, but don't go out of your way to visit this place - odds are, you will not see a significant number of birds, but if you want a peaceful bit of exercise and the opportunity to smell the salt air and not...More

Thank noworries2000
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