Activity Information

Hikers

Dungeness Spit

05/28/13 (Tue)

Trip
Seattle Midweek Hikes


Dick Hayek   (Qualified Youth Leader)

9:00 AM

Trailhead Parking Lot, Dungeness Spit


BEFORE PLANNING OR GOING ON THIS HIKE, CHECK THE TIDE TABLES: http://www.saltwatertides.com/dynamic.dir/washingtonsites.html. A Low Tide of 1 foot or less (minus tide is even better) at the midpoint of your hiking day is recommended. Hike along a narrow piece of beach that leads to a light house and views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The spit is a wildlife sanctuary and home to several speices of bird. $3 day use fee per person or family. Golden Eagle, Golden Age, Golden Access, Federal Duck Stamp, the Dungeness NWR Annual Pass,“America the Beautiful”, Annual, Senior, Volunteer, and Access passes are accepted. NW Forest pass is not accepted. Map is available at the trailhead.

Meeting Place: Trailhead parking lot for Dungeness Spit National Wildlife Refuge, near Sequim, WA. The trail starts out through a forest and soon drops down to the sand spit leading to a lighthouse. Tours of the lighthouse are usually offered by a volunteer organization. Sea lions can often be seen at the end of the spit, which is closed to access by hikers. The hike is scheduled to coincide with an exceptionally favorable tide that will allow most of the hike to be on sand. There are restroo... More

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Walks and Hikes on Beaches of Puget Sound