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Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge

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The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is home to over 250 species of endangered birds, fish and mammals.
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554 Voice of America Rd, Sequim, WA 98382-9537
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in Sequim and go here at least once a week, sometimes more. Love it. We take visitors with us and they love it too. The spit can be hiked out to the Lighthouse but it's a long walk, about 5 miles each way.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank DeeKay171
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited recently with our 2 kids, aged 11 and 13. As other reviews have stated, park volunteers are helpful, and entry fee is $3 cash (volunteers have no change). We got lucky and had 70 degree weather with clear skies, and could see Mt...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank melanieo429
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited one cloudy and chilly spring day, but really enjoyed the visit. Park Rangers were very friendly and helpful, and it’s a beautiful walk along Dungeness spit. Well worth the $3 although with young kids we had no chance of getting as far as...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank timdudal1000
Reviewed April 5, 2019

Was here 20 years ago, they've improved the trails and signage. Enjoyed the trip. Well worth $3, even though we didn't trek out to the lighthouse this time around.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RandyWall
Reviewed March 21, 2019

This was the perfect spot for our outdoor adventure! The views are spectacular, but do be prepared with appropriate clothing, shoes, and water to make the most of your time here. It's a lot of walking with some difficult places so don't come in flip...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 735carolynl
Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

What a gorgeous location. Worth the walk. It’s a pretty easy walk down to the beach but the walk up is a little tough but doable.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ToryA147
Reviewed March 1, 2019

I haven't had a chance to do a lot of the activities here and can't wait for the weather to be better to do so. This is THE PLACE i take visitors so they can see the incredible views of the Strait of Juan de...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lindamF5446JQ
Reviewed February 1, 2019

Dungeness Wildlife Refuge is a great day trip. If you are up for it, take the hike out to the lovely Dungeness Spit Lighthouse -- 6 miles. You will see lots of wild life along the way. We saw a huge bald eagle with a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

I didn’t have very much time so I parked the car and did the 1 mile walk to see the spit. The path was well-paved and well-marked. It was an easy walk and I got to see the spit in full.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HazeSingapore
Reviewed December 30, 2018

This is the kind of place where previous generations' visions, dedication, and sense of country continue to live. It's a beautiful preserve that makes you take pause and gasp at the beauty of the all that surrounds us. The rocks are perfectly flat (rock-skipper's dream)...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Patty E
July 27, 2018|
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Response from Nani1212 | Reviewed this property |
Yup. There is a small fee to get in. Bring cash.
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danwH509GU
August 17, 2017|
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Response from Elaine1613 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen some people who do bike the trail to the spit I don't think it would be advisable. The trail is not that long and is frequented by may people. Also that last hill down to the shore is rather steep and a bike... More
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104jobell
April 1, 2016|
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Response from Lccdesign | Reviewed this property |
No public transportation is available to reach this gorgeous spot.
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