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“Walk on the wild side”

Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Ranked #1 of 14 things to do in Washougal
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is a great place for a walk in nature. Expect to see many different kinds of birds depending on the season. You will in all likelihood see deer,musk rat,raccoon and other animals.Expect a surprise as you enter the trail heads,I will not tell you what they are ,you will have to find out for yourself. They are wonderful !!! Go enjoy and tell other people about the great time you had at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refurge

1  Thank Clyde B
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Located at the mouth of the beautiful Columbia River Gorge, this wildlife refuge is a great place to walk. Parking lot and restroom is just off Highway 14. The trail leads down to the
Columbia River, and wildlife of many varieties abounds throughout the refuge. Take water, and
perhaps a picnic lunch, and binoculars to enjoy flora and fauna throughout your walk. Easy
trail with a great view of snow-capped Mt. Hood. The area is recovering nicely from last year's
wildfire.

1  Thank KizzysMom
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Reviewed November 27, 2012

this wildlife refuge is just off Rt 14 in Washougal, WA. There are lots of migrating birds here so if you are a bird watcher this is the place to come! The trail is not very long and very easy taking you from the parking lot all the way to the Columbia River. Unfortunately, there was a brush fire recently and part of the trail is closed.

1  Thank Theresa A
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Reviewed June 27, 2012

Flat walk on gravel path and boardwalk through grassy marshland and along a levee. The 3-mile loop takes you from SR 97 out to the Columbia River. There are views of Mt. Hood and the Vista House. Except for the length of trail along the river, much of the walk is in shade. Birds abound. There are sculptures along the way, but they are not as numerous as I'd hoped.

1  Thank samanthasopoe
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Reviewed March 16, 2012

flat trail through wildlife refuge - lots of birds to view, inclines to the dike along the columbia river. great view of river, Mt. Hood, former river flood plains. very nice walk/hike for all level

2  Thank CamasGary
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