Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge


Day Hike - Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Photography birds, waterfowl, wildlife and nature.

  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 5.0 mi

Meet at the Visitor Center at the refuge at 9:00am

We will be spending 2-3 hours walking the various trails and taking photos of anything that catches our fancy. Bring a sack lunch if you plan to stay longer, but definitely bring water and a snack.

We will have a member of the Naturalist Committe co-hosting this activity, so he'll be on hand to help identify the various birds, plants, etc.

Daily fee is $3.00 per four adults. An Interagency Annual Pass (old Golden Eagle), Senior Pass (old Golden Age), or Access Passport, Federal Duck Stamp, or an Annual Refuge Pass will admit the pass holder and 3 additional adults (over age 16).  Children 16 and under enter free.  Each of these passes is available for purchase at the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge Administration Office and Visitor Center. 


Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  1. Sun protection
  2. Insulation (extra clothing)
  3. Nutrition (extra food)
  4. Hydration (extra water)
  5. Camera
  6. Tripod
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