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Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge

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Address: 19255 SW Pacific Hwy, Sherwood, OR 97140-9109
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Nice walking path.

It didn't look like much from the road but when we got out it turned into a very enjoyable time walking on the path, no hills, and seeing lots of birds. Very nice.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 February 2017
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

It didn't look like much from the road but when we got out it turned into a very enjoyable time walking on the path, no hills, and seeing lots of birds. Very nice.

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Sherwood, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Love the walk through here, several viewpoints. Not really big but good for a short leisurely walk. Pretty quiet with places to sit and read or relax along the way. Seasonal birds visible from some locations. Place to picnic as well (covered).

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Thank ChestnutCat
Portland, OR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Well done nature exhibit combined with about a one mile walking trail in the wetlands harboring birds and a variety of animal life. Frequented by eagles, a great place for exploring the outdoors. No pets.

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Thank 1oldmanriver
Sherwood, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Leave your dogs at home! Great walking trails and lots of birds. Check the hours of operation, the hours they are open are varied and I thought kinda strange. some areas are closed for months.

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Thank Lila S
Sherwood, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Nice place for a peaceful walk and to see migratory birds. Also, nature center informative. Seasonal changes too.

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Thank silcocklinda
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Nice 1-3 mile walk mostly flat around the wetlands. Great this time of year even though most of the walk is closed for the convenience of the waterfowl. 100,000's of geese and ducks. When they take off at one time it sounds like an airport. Nice interpretive center with restrooms and gift shop. Daily bird count. Special parking spaces for... More 

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Tualatin, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This park is close to home, so I visit several times a year. The trails are easy, but there aren't enough of them (probably to protect the natural habitat). You either need to walk all around the park which takes over an hours for us, or go part way and turn around. This is not wheel-chair accessible. The trails follows... More 

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whitewater colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I was visiting the area and tired of running paved trails downtown. According to my GPS this was "just outside of town" -- fortunately I left the dog at home, as the Refuge quite adamantly has posted: NO DOGS. And no jogging or running? Because that "disturbs the wildlife"? So ... I decided to walk around a bit. It was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This location is beautiful for walking, jogging, sitting, bird watching and picnicking. Seasonally, the terrain changes, always revealing new things to explore. Usually get views of frogs, nutria, beavers, Hawks, ducks; and sometimes deer, and owls. Note: no dogs or bikes allowed.

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Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Family hiked at the Tualatin Refuge this morning and it was wonderful. Quiet and very few people out at 8:30am so better for birding. We saw ducks, herons, egret, mole, mother raccoon and her 2 juveniles, song birds, turkey vultures, and more. Also a very nice and informative visitor center. Afterwards we had a picnic lunch at the education shelter.... More 

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