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Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge

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Want to spend a lot more time here

Always a flying visit and so want to spend a lot more time here. small charge to enter but goes... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Julie L
New York
Long walk, but worth it.

My daughter and i walked the 5 miles to the Lighthouse and back. Expect this to take the better... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nancy B
Eugene, Oregon
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The Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge is home to over 250 species of endangered birds, fish and mammals.
554 Voice of America Rd, Sequim, WA 98382-9537
+1 360-457-8451
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Always a flying visit and so want to spend a lot more time here. small charge to enter but goes towards the upkeep. Have always seen wildlife whenever I have been there this visit 2 deer's one just stood wtaching me watching him

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 4 days ago

My daughter and i walked the 5 miles to the Lighthouse and back. Expect this to take the better part of the day. It took us 2 hours to walk out, about 30 minutes at the lighthouse to eat lunch and look around and 2...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Walk is long if you go all the way to the lighthouse., go in for a tour. About 4 to 5 miles , check tide schedule if going all the way. Fresh air and views are priceless. No hurry. If you go and the tide...More

Thank sheltiemama
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hike out to the lighthouse, round trip, is about 11 miles and it's on shifting rocks rather than sand so have good walking shoes or hiking boots. The lighthouse is interesting; make sure you wander around and climb up to the top. If you...More

Thank kendra m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach is well-walked, so do not expect to find beachcombers' treasures. The $3 entry fee covered all four in our group. The path is somewhat steep, so avoid the walk if you are one to have shortness of breath.

Thank LizardHntr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wilderness walk thru the forest and grass areas and lots of wild life! But the Sunset"s are So beautiful!! The spit is also a wonderful place to walk on the beach and if you can get to the Light House the folks there will take...More

Thank Dwight H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Short walk down to the spit to enjoy the views of the lighthouse and passing cruise ships. If you're the sporting type, you can hike the 5 mile trip to the lighthouse & back. Camping available but reservations are a must. Also nice hikes through...More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited several times - are there animals here? We've been here 6+ times and have yet too see any animals. They must all be in hiding. :-(

Thank Inky C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park has an easy trail down to a 5 mile long spit of land. It's a minimal fee ($3 per group) to head down to the spit of land along the Straights of Juan De Fuca. There's beautiful views and lots of driftwood sculpture...More

Thank MzSNOWmer
Reviewed August 7, 2018

We spent a few hours walking the Spit area and really enjoyed the experience. The walkway is paved almost to the water. This is the way to the lighthouse although we didn't walk there because of the distance, about 2 1/2 miles but longer than...More

Thank Diane J
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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.
Dan W
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
April 1, 2016|
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Response from Lccdesign | Reviewed this property |
No public transportation is available to reach this gorgeous spot.