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Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge

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Address: Sequim, WA
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360-457-8451
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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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great for RV, tent , hike on the shore foot trails everywhere

Easy to find North of Sequim WA , private tent and RV sites , limited electrical hook ups. GREAT hiking trails and don't miss the 5 mile long sand bar / spit . Great scenery and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Easy to find North of Sequim WA , private tent and RV sites , limited electrical hook ups. GREAT hiking trails and don't miss the 5 mile long sand bar / spit . Great scenery and well kept grounds and bath facilities. Volunteers at the trail head are VERY Helpful and the views are great no matter which trail you... More 

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Sequim, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Many people think the refuge only includes the trail to the beach. Now, while the beach trail is beautiful and gives one plenty of grand photo ops...don't overlook the myriad of woodland trails that are available on top of those majestic sand cliffs. These trails are an easy walk across diverse types of terrain and open up to a priceless... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a regular site for us. Fairly level walk through the woods. down hill to the beach and then a fairly level beach. The walking is easy, the path is wide. We go here for birding, which can be pretty good when the water birds are in.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today my wife and I walked about 2 miles of the 5.5 mile long Dungeness Spit. The tide was coming up but we had enough beach to walk in the sand all the way back. If the tide comes up more you have to walk in the rocks which is much harder. We saw a western grebe, some lesser scaup,... More 

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

You enter through a section of forest that takes you past two great photo op locations looking out over the Dungness Spit towards the lighthouse. The spit is five miles long and is what is known as a living spit as it continues to increase in length. There are numerous birds and marine life. Be sure to bring your camera... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

The refuge is very well prepared for a comfortable visit. The trail to reach the coast is easy and short. The best view of the refuge is probably from the slope of the hill above the coast spit (a narrow point of land projecting into the sea). The hike along the coast is attractive, but appeared to be somewhat challenging,... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We've been here many times, in every season. It is a magical place. The spit is entirely protected, with road access bringing you within a mile. A quiet forest trail opens up to views of the spit, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and (on a clear day) the coastal mounains in Canada. You can walk ten miles roundtrip to... More 

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Hoover, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Worth a stop if you have time. We parked at one of the first little parking areas we came to which was a mistake since we then had to walk the bluff trail before we got to the main parking area with restrooms and the downhill trail to the beach. The beach is very pretty and peaceful. We could see... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is one of those "must see" places on the Olympic Peninsula. Located on the outskirts of Sequim, the refuge has beautiful trails through the woods and along the coast, with spectacular views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, the Olympic Mountains, Vancouver Island and Mt. Baker. For the more adventurous, hike the entire 11 miles (round trip) on... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Pick a low tide and walk to the lighthouse, 5.5 miles on sand each way, or just part way, or sit and watch the shipping traffic and sub hunting planes.

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