Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge


Day Hike - Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Hike four miles round trip with no elevation gain exploring the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge.

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  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi

Meet 10:30 AM at the Visitors Center, reached from Exit 114 from I-5.

We will have an opportunity to view varied wildlife, as well as the Nisqually River estuary and Puget Sound in the distance.


Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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