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Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge

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Address: Sequim, WA
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The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is home to over 250 species of...

The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is home to over 250 species of endangered birds, fish and mammals.

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Wild and Natural

This pristine area of the Washington coast gives visitors a look of uncluttered and natural landscape like it has been for hundreds of years. The trail down to the "spit" is new... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Sequim, Washington
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Sequim, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This pristine area of the Washington coast gives visitors a look of uncluttered and natural landscape like it has been for hundreds of years. The trail down to the "spit" is new and a welcome addition, but once you land on the beach...it is just like it has been for a long time...no developments, no snack stands...nothing but beach, water,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful! Take the time to come here. We didn't have time to hike the 11 mile round trip to the lighthouse, but it was still worth the trip.

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Everett, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is just a great place to wander through the woods or along the beach. Lots to see and do. If it gets crowded just keep walking and you will soon have privacy. Lots of wildlife so bring a camera and binoculars.

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at Dungeness spit mid morning. There was a modest fee of 3$ per family to enter the reserve which was extremely good value. We had a lovely walk along the Dungeness Spit. There are great views of the sea and Vancouver Island together with the mountains in the Olympic National Park. The size of some of the driftwood... More 

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Sequim, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge affords families the opportunity to experience breathtakingly beautiful hikes with different levels of difficulty and length. For an easy hike with younger children try walking along the cliffs facing the strait of Juan de Fuca; can you see Vancouver Island and Victoria? Looking for a more challenging hike with teens? Pay a small admission fee, follow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is a beautiful place to spend a relaxing day or afternoon. There is so much to view and the air is so fresh.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The largest Natural spit anywhere is simply awesome! It is a mild 1 mile walk through wooded preserve to this stunning 5 mile long sand spit. My only regret was that we did not get here with enough time to make the walk all the way to the light house about 3 miles down. Stunning views across the Straight of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Long journey and we were not expecting the weather to turn so fast. What started out as a walk on a sunny day quickly turned into a cold journey back through foggy rough conditions. It's pretty but didn't see as much as I expected. No seals. 1 eagle but no other life form. Decent trip on a pretty days. Can... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful birding. Great for hike, long stroll. If you plan to go to the lighthouse, it's a wonderful walk along the ocean, but be prepared for a long steep hill the the shore, and a 5 mile hike to the lighthouse.

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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really cool place to visit. Easily accessible, with a short walk to the beach, and with possibility of watching local wildlife.

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